Toronto City Council voted to develop a Long Term Waste Management Strategy in July 2013.
News & Updates
Monday’s extreme weather was a record-breaker for Toronto and a stark reminder of what climate change will bring to Toronto on a regular basis.
Climate change, more green bins and more bags
The City of Toronto set a target of diverting (reducing, reusing, recycling or composting) 70% of our waste from disposal by 2010. That target was missed and today, in 2014, we're stuck at just over 50% waste diversion.
The future of Toronto's waste
Toolkit to DeTOx Toronto!
TEA turns 25! Another victory at City Hall
TEA convinces Committee to take waste diversion seriously
Tell us your waste diversion stories
Walk down any street in Ontario on garbage day and you will see many garbage bins and bags and often overflowing recycling bins. Per person, Canada has some of the highest waste levels in the world.
Preparing for a hotter city - new infrastructure and transit
On January 16, 2013, Councillors were faced with proposed cuts to important programs that reduce energy use. Instead, Council agreed to a new way to finance energy retrofits for buildings in Toronto that improves on the Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan Fund.
Green energy & Greenbelt in Toronto