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Waste Contract Puts Environment at Risk

For Immediate Release
October 21, 2011

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Enviro Group Calls on New Provincial Government to Adopt Zero-Cost Waste Management Strategy

For Immediate Release
October 11, 2011

Toronto: A Toronto-based environmental group today called on political parties to work together to adopt a new waste management strategy that costs the provincial treasury nothing and saves municipal taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars by forcing companies to take full responsibility for handling their packaging and product waste.

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Cutting Environmental Services Won’t Save City Money

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2011

Toronto: Cuts to key environmental services announced yesterday, including Community Environment Days, the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and the Toronto Environment Office, will do nothing to reduce the so-called “spending problem” Mayor Ford uses to justify the cuts, says a local environment group.

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Programs that protect the environment are the only “gravy” consultants can find

For Immediate Release
July 14, 2011

Toronto: Today, consultants hired by the city identified a host of environmental programs that clean the air, cut energy use and protect the urban forest as programs to be cut to save the City money.

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TTC Riders Make History and Launch Toronto’s first member-based Transit Group

For Immediate Release

Toronto: Yesterday evening over 70 TTC Riders came to North York Civic Centre to make history by launching the city’s first-ever member-based transit advocacy group.

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New Study: City report over-estimates savings from privatizing waste collection, puts services at risk

May 9, 2011
For Immediate Release

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Environmental Group to Councillors: It’s your job to safeguard waste diversion programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 26, 2011

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Secret Garbage Privatization Deal Poised to Hurt the Environment

For Immediate Release
April 19, 2011

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Community Leaders tell Torontonians: The Mayor’s Transit Plan Snubs Suburbs!

For Immediate Release
April 1, 2011

Toronto: Community leaders representing people who live and work in Toronto’s suburbs got together today to send a clear message to their suburban neighbours: the Mayor’s new transit plan will do nothing to relieve traffic congestion and crowded buses in Toronto’s suburbs.

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