News & Updates
In June 2015, Toronto residents can start recycling more types of plastic films and bags in our Blue Bins!
While the City has accepted clean plastic shopping bags in Blue Bins since 2008, it didn't accept other plastic bags, like bread bags, frozen food bags, and fresh produce bags.
Spring is finally here! If you are beginning the sometimes-daunting task of spring cleaning, we have a few tips to help you deal with your unwanted items. From dumping batteries to old sports equipment, compact florescent lightbulbs to used cooking oil, find out how to make your spring cleaning green!
A nickel or a dime may not seem like a lot, but Ontario's Beer Store and LCBO deposit programs prove that putting a deposit on drink containers is the best way to get high return rates for recycling or reuse.
On Wednesday at 2 pm, Toronto City Council will vote on a motion which would tell Enbridge Gas to install shut off valves wherever Line 9 crosses rivers in Toronto. If this vote fails, Toronto's drinking water will be at risk, especially if the Federal Government allows Line 9 to carry tar sands oil. You can help make sure it doesn't fail.
TEA, along with Environment Hamilton and Ecology Ottawa, submitted the following comments in response to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change report called Ontario's Climate Change Discussion Paper 2015.
The Greenbelt is under threat and it needs you on March 30 to tell the Provincial Government to make sure the Greenbelt not only survives but thrives.
On March 2nd, City Council chambers were packed with people from across Toronto sharing their ideas about what our city can do about climate change. With over 50 deputations, the Subcommittee meeting lasted from 7 pm until midnight!
On Saturday, February 28th, the world-famous Greenbelt turned 10. While many of us were celebrating 10 years of protection of valuable farmland, ecological spaces and recreational spaces, others are looking at what they can do to undermine the Greenbelt and return to the days of making money from urban sprawl.
On March 2nd, the city's new Climate Change Committee will meet for the first time. The public is invited to attend and express their ideas about what the city should do to cut greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the city.
On Thursday, Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change announced a new round of public consultations focusing on how to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and get Ontario ready for climate change.
Recently, there has been a lot of media attention about potential problems with the proposed Scarborough Subway. This attention is good.