It’s Our 25th Anniversary!
Join us throughout 2013 as we celebrate 25 years of building a greener city for all. Read about some of our major achievements in all of our major campaign areas. Check our home page regularly to find out about special events and what you can do to help us celebrate this milestone year.
For 25 years, the Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians for a green, healthy and equitable city. We rely on our members to help us work with communities and we act as an environmental watchdog at City Hall.
Our Mission is to promote a greener Toronto. We work with concerned individuals, community groups, professionals and workers, encouraging the participation of local people on local issues.
Our Vision is a green, healthy and equitable city with economic activity that sustains our environment.
Since 1988, the Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, TEA advocates on behalf of all Torontonians for a green, healthy and equitable city. We rely on our members to help us work with communities and we act as an environmental watchdog at City Hall. Through this work we have achieved many successes such as:
- City implements TEAs Green Bin plan (2002)
- City-wide ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides on lawns (2003)
- City passes the Community Right to Know Bylaw (2008)
- City puts transit expansion back on track (2012)
We are committed to working in partnership with other community groups to ensure we promote a greener city in ways that are equitable and beneficial for all Torontonians.
TEA focuses on five campaign areas where we undertake research, education and action.
- Smog and Climate Change
- Public Transit
- Toxics and Urban Pesticides
- Waste Reduction
- Greenbelting Toronto
We have a membership base of over 37,000 individuals. The unrestricted public donations from our members and supporters allow us to pursue our core mandate to promote a greener Toronto enabling us to spend time talking to City Councillors and engage residents in public policy debates. Click here to make a donation to support TEA's work.
TEA would like to acknowledge the support of The Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Our Ontario Corporate Registration #: 000 975 671