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New Provincial Waste Bill “An important move in the right direction,” says environmental group

For Immediate Release
June 06, 2013

Toronto: A proposed Provincial Waste Reduction Strategy is an important move in the right direction to overhaul Ontario’s broken waste diversion regulations and programs, says a Toronto environmental group that has been calling for better waste diversion for over 15 years.

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Metrolinx Investment Strategy: A Very Welcome ‘Half Breath’ of Fresh Air

For Immediate Release
May 27, 2013

Toronto: The release of Metrolinx's Investment Strategy was greeted with cautious optimism by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), which has been calling for action on transit expansion for over a decade.

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Public Education for Waste Diversion, not Consultants, should be city priority

For Immediate Release
March 12, 2013

Toronto: A new city report on what to do with Toronto’s garbage is proposing to hire consultants to review incineration and disposal options instead of helping Torontonians divert more from landfill, says city hall environmental watchdog group, TEA.

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City plan to meet 70% waste diversion thrown out with new waste budget

For Immediate Release
November 7, 2012

Toronto: The 2007 Council-approved plan to get to 70% waste diversion is effectively dead in the latest waste budget just released at City Hall.

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New Report: Waste Diversion Best Way to Delay New Dump Debate

For Immediate Release
November 2, 2012

Toronto: A new report shows how Toronto City Council can get to 80% waste diversion to help the environment, create jobs and increase the life of Toronto’s landfill site.

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Bad Grades for the TTC in First-ever TTCriders’ Report Card

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2012

Toronto: TTCriders, a voice for transit riders, released its first-ever report card that evaluates the TTC’s performance from the perspective of TTC users.

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Public Needs a Say on where to put OneCity Transit Lines, transit advocates urge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2012

Toronto: Transit advocates are calling on City Hall to make sure Torontonians have a strong say in the OneCity Plan just announced by TTC Chair Karen Stintz and TTC Vice Chair Glenn DeBaermaeker.

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Toronto: first city in Canada with a new Pollution Prevention Tool

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2012

Toronto: Torontonians and businesses now have crucial information that identifies where harmful substances are used and released across the city. On Monday, Toronto Public Health publicly released the first set of chemical reports on www.toronto.ca/chemtrac.

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New Report: Environmental Progress “Going in Circles” at City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012

Toronto: A new report shows that Toronto City Council has been “going in circles” on the environment since the last municipal election.

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