O-M-G, this affects my health. I #WannaBeToxicFree!
We will get down to the naked truth about the toxic chemicals we encounter in our daily lives, and what actions we can take to reduce exposure. This event is for 1) people who do not accept status quo and 2) people who believe that our actions can make the world a healthier place.
Come to Women’s Healthy Environments Network #WannaBeToxicFree monthly event featuring different engaging speakers who highlight the links between our health and the environment.
Experience A-HA moments - new ideas, new perspectives, and new thoughts!
Meet old and new friends who get you!
Enjoy free delicious food (with a small environmental footprint, of course) - remember to bring your own glass/water bottle for drinks!
Now announcing our May speakers!
- Marco Belmont of Toronto Public Health
Topic: "The ChemTRAC Program: Increasing public awareness of toxic chemicals"
- Dr. Thalia Charney of The Classroom Doc (https://www.youtube.com/user/theclassroomdoc)
Topic: "Food Labels and Fables"
- Yana Barakin of TAMGA Designs (https://www.tamgadesigns.com/)
Topic: "Bad Style: The Toxins in Your Closet"
Pay what it's worth to help us keep our important work going.
$10 (suggested donation) will get you a cool WTF button
$25 will get you a button and a WTF t-shirt!
6:00pm - 6:30pm - Doors Open, Networking
6:30pm - 6:45pm - Introductions & Community Announcements
6:45pm - 8:00pm - Talks
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Networking
WannabeToxicFreeTO is a monthly event with four featured speakers delivering TED-style talks (15 min presentations) to inspire people to take action to make changes in their homes, workplaces, and communities.
Each event includes engaging speakers from different sectors so the topics vary -- we do this to keep you on your toes!
WTF is a project of the
Women’s Healthy Environments Network (http://womenshealthyenvironments.ca/)
Thank you to our sponsors:
CertClean (https://www.certclean.com/), Canada's only and North America's largest certification for safer skincare, screens beauty and personal care products for known harmful ingredients. Look for products bearing the CertClean mark to easily discover products free from harmful crap today.
Toxic Trespass (http://www.toxictrespass.com/film_synopsis.php), a compelling film on children's health and the environment. This film is a co-production of If You Love Our Children Productions and the National Film Board of Canada , with the support of Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) .
Organic Lifestyle (https://organiclifestyle.com/), a Toronto-based online store specializing in organic homeware and apparel.
For the health and safety of guests and facilitators, please refrain from wearing fragrances.