From July 18 to August 28, 2022,  St Lawrence Reduces is hosting a contest. Old Town Toronto / St Lawrence Market BIA are proud to assist by hosting contest details on this page. Please direct all questions to Learn more about St. Lawrence Reduces, along with a list/map of participating businesses by clicking here.


STEP ONE: Take a photo showing your reusable and the inside or outside of the participating business. Click here for a directory of participating businesses.

STEP TWO: Post the photo on your Instagram or Facebook feed (not to stories)

STEP THREE: Include the business @ + @stlawrencereduces + #stlawrencereduces

Obtain an extra entry by tagging 2 friends in the post.

12 weekly $50 gift cards
Grand Prize of $250 in gift cards


Contest begins July 18, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends on August 28, 2022, at 11:59 ET. The contest time frame consists of six (6) contest periods with each defined as one (1) week (Monday 12:00 am to Sunday 11:59 pm EST). There are thirteen (13) prizes available to be won consisting of twelve (12) $50 gift cards for participating businesses to be drawn at a rate of two (2) winners per contest period and one (1) grand prize of $250 in gift cards from participating businesses to be selected from all eligible entries during the contest time frame. Open to legal residents of Ontario who are the age of majority at the time of entry with the exception of members of St. Lawrence Reduces and anyone living in their households. There is a limit of one weekly prize per person, and one entry per person per day.  The photo must be an original creation – no copyrighted images may be used. By entering, the participant certifies and warrants that the submitted photo(s) does not violate the rights of a third party or any copyright. St. Lawrence Reduces is not responsible for intellectual property violations that might have resulted through the submissions of photos. Winning entries will be chosen at random and chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants in each contest period. Winners will be notified by Direct Message using the medium with which the entry was received (Instagram or Facebook). Only winning entrants will be notified. If an entrant is unable to be contacted after 48 hours upon reasonable attempts having been made to do so, St. Lawrence Reduces reserves the right to offer their prize to the next randomly selected entry. By submitting their photos to the St. Lawrence Reduces photo contest, participants agree to grant St. Lawrence Reduces free of charge the right to use the photo in any manner and media, including without limitation, the right to publish, adapt, distribute, copy, display or translate in printed or electronic media even if they are not the winning entries. Winners are required to answer a skill-testing question.


The contest has two (2) entry methods for each contest period: i) St. Lawrence Reduces will make a specific post on their Instagram and Facebook accounts asking participants to tag two (2) friends in the comments and follow @stlawrencereduces on Instagram or Facebook to obtain one (1) entry for that contest period (participants only need to enter on one platform to be eligible, not both). ii) Take a photo showing their reusable and the inside or outside of the participating business and post the photo on their Instagram or Facebook feed (not to stories) using #stlawrencereduces and tag @stlawrencereduces in addition to the featured business’ Instagram or Facebook account, if available, for one (1) entry. Obtain one (1) additional entry if you tag two (2) friends in the post. The grand prize will be randomly selected from all eligible entries throughout the contest time frame.