News & Updates
The City wants to hear from you on the Long Term Waste Plan this summer via an online survey that will close on July 24.
This is a critically important issue, and it's your chance to help Toronto decide whether we choose a path to zero-waste.
Read TEA's tips below to help you share your waste-free ideas on this important issue!
As of June 1st, 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.
Next week Toronto City Council decides what to do with the eastern part of the Gardiner Expressway. Right now, Council is split between two options: dismantling the Gardiner and ramping it down into a surface-level boulevard (supported by Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health and the City’s Chief Planner) or rebuilding it (supported by the Mayor, and called the hybrid option).
Critically acclaimed Canadian musicians Terra Lightfoot and Brian MacMillan have confirmed that they will perform at TEA’s upcoming Getaway to the Greenbelt, and evening in support of TEA's work to preserve and expand Ontario's Greenbelt.
On Earth Day, New York City announced a Zero Waste plan that will see them reduce garbage going to landfill or incinerator by 90% by 2030!
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.