News & Updates
TEA is proud to be invited to be a member of the City’s Stakeholder Advisory Group for the development of a Long Term Waste Management Strategy for Toronto’s residential waste. TEA is the only environmental and community based organization in the group.
Last fall, TEA asked our members to let us take a look at what's in their garbage to get a bit more detail on what exactly Torontonians are throwing out. Many families volunteered, and even a few TEA staff joined in!
Transit Funding Plan Lacks Funding
A recent study in South Etobicoke discovered that local air quality does not meet the health standards set by the provincial government. Now, the City of Toronto is looking for solutions and calling on the province to take action.
TEA and a coalition of environmental NGOs from Ontario signed a joint letter expressing concern about a proposal to change Ontario's battery recycling program. (Read background on the issue here)
When the weather gives Toronto lemons, TEA makes lemonade! In this issue, TEA gets results at City Hall and raises media attention about Etobicoke's air pollution solutions and the ice storm's lesson for us all.