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July 10, 2018
Event to officially launch five new community reduce and reuse programs for Toronto residents
Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Ward 8 York West) will join City of Toronto staff and community members to announce five new Community Reduce & Reuse Programs. The event will include a tour of a Bicycle Repair Hub at the site, pop-up activations of the different programs and opportunities for bike, clothing and small appliance repair.

Date: Thursday, July 12
Time: 1 to 6 p.m., remarks at 2:30 p.m.
Location: 15 Tobermory Dr. (north of Finch Avenue West and west of Sentinel Road)

The City is implementing the five new Community Reduce & Reuse Programs – Urban Harvest, The Sewing Program, Bicycle Repair Hubs, Sharing and Reuse Spaces, and Community Composting – to help foster a culture of waste reduction, sharing, repairing and reuse in Toronto. The programs are part of the Long Term Waste Management Strategy and Tower Renewal Program implementation and will help to build sustainable communities and reduce the amount waste going to landfill.

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