Connect with the Greenbelt this summer on the Greenbelt Bike Route. Download the map and plan your trip.
News & Updates
Last Thursday’s close Council vote on the east Gardiner’s future was disappointing.
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).
In late May 2015, Solid Waste Management Services staff gave an update on the progress of the Long Term Waste Plan to Toronto’s Public Works Committee.
Perchloroethylene (perc) is one of the top toxic chemicals released into Toronto's air. Since dry cleaners are the main source, TEA has launched a consumer campaign for safer alternatives.
Cadmium is one of the top toxic chemicals released into Toronto's air and water. Check out TEA's new map tool to find the good and bad news stories about cadmium in our city.
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.
TTC riders along Sheppard can be forgiven for being grumpy following the latest provincial transit announcement, the last in a month long series of announcements designed to create the impression the Wynne government cares about transit.
Community groups across Toronto are a great inspiration for showing what we can achieve by working together to create a Waste Free Toronto.
What principles and values should guide Toronto's waste management over the next 50 years? Zero waste? Local green jobs? Health and social equity? The City wants your opinion.
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!
Since last Fall, TEA has been actively involved in a unique, new initiative connecting five city-based environmental groups in Ontario that focus on building greener cities. On April 14, we met in Windsor to discuss how to work together.
On Wednesday, April 15, the City’s Parks and Environment Committee took some big steps that will help Toronto reduce greenhouse gas pollution and get ready for climate change.
TEA relies on volunteers in the office as well as in the community.
Volunteers take the TEA message all around Toronto by participating in community events.
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.
Yesterday, TEA's Executive Director, Franz Hartmann, attended a Town Hall meeting on the Greenbelt Plan and other laws that have a big impact on the environment, organized by the Provincial Government to get public input . Here is his report.