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August 18, 2000
"The Garbage Collection" : Toronto's Environmentally-themed Garbage Trucks Hit the Streets
Members of the media are invited to the launch of Toronto's latest community
art project: "The Garbage Collection." Three City of Toronto garbage trucks
have been painted with environmental themes to encourage city residents to
rethink their habits and to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Monday, August 21, 2000
11 a.m. - 12 noon

Ramsden Park and Yard
Yonge Street at Ramsden Park Road
(opposite the Rosedale Subway Station, Yonge St. at Crescent Rd.)
Parking is available in the City of Toronto yard, south laneway entrance.

Rita Davies, Managing Director of the City of Toronto's Culture Division will
introduce members of "The Garbage Collection" project teams, which were led by
community artists Barbara Klunder, Grace Channer and Sadie Ducros. Each team
also included a member of the Toronto Environmental Alliance and a City of
Toronto sanitation worker from CUPE Local 416. Representatives from the lead
project sponsor, The Laidlaw Foundation, as well as representatives from the
Toronto Environmental Alliance, CUPE Local 416 and the Metro Labour Education
Centre will also be present.

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