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There’s an Earth Day celebration in CityPlace

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On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, the CityPlace Residents’ Association, in association with the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), is inviting residents to Canoe Landing Park for a neighbourhood clean up, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

From Bathurst to Blue Jay’s Way and Front Street to Lakeshore, residents from our CityPlace community will be joining together for a litter clean up” says CityPlace Residents Association spokesperson. “We all need to do our part and our high-rise community is eager to do more to protect the environment”.

 Locals are encouraged to bring their old clothing, household items and electronics to donate for reuse and recycling.

“High-rise communities make up nearly 50% of Toronto’s households, and face unique challenges when dealing with waste management,” says Emily Alfred, Waste Campaigner for Toronto Environmental Alliance. “TEA is partnering with the CityPlace Residents’ Association to connect residents with some of the great zero waste solutions in our city.”

It’s not just a cleanup, it’s also a celebration where people can connect with neighbours, local zero-waste groups and the CityPlace Residents’ Association at the Earth Day After Party hosted by the CityPlace Fort York BIA.

Event Day Information:

What you can bring for donation:

Thanks to the Diabetes Canada & Free Geek Toronto, you’ll be able to drop off clothes and housewares for reuse and electronics for recycling! These two groups are helping to divert reusable goods from the landfill and give them a new life in a way that benefits the community.

Here’s what you can bring:

Computers, mobile phones, laptops, tablets and accessories (cables etc)
Stereo equipment, speakers, radios,
Printers, scanners

Household goods:
Clothing, shoes & accessories
Bed & bath: linens & towels, rugs, curtains
Housewares: dishes, kitchenware, decor, small appliances and tools
Games, books, sporting equipment

Note, we can’t take:
– Large Appliances, Microwaves, CRT computer monitors and Tube TVs; encyclopaedias!


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Dean Maher

Dean Maher is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The 416 Magazine.