News & Updates
The May City Council meeting was jam packed with climate and environmental items. Here’s a rundown on what happened.
TEA and TTCriders have gotten City Hall to move forward on a new funding source for transit.
On Tuesday, January 10, the 2023 city budget was released, which lays out the year’s spending on everything from bike lanes to sewers. While this budget is bigger than ever before, it’s missing vital support to meet the growing climate, affordability, housing, transit, food security, and other big challenges that we face today.
On December 13th, TEA and the Reusable Toronto initiative hosted an online event, focused on how Toronto can ditch the disposables and make the shift towards reusables and a waste-free city!
In June 2022, the Canadian government passed a ban on some single-use plastics - including plastic bags, cutlery, foam and black plastic containers.
Each year at the annual Greener City Celebration, TEA presents the Greener City For All Award. This award celebrates the success and hard work of community organizations and individuals that are creating a greener and more equitable city.
Now that the election is over, it’s time to look forward to the next four years, and hold our new City Council accountable to their commitments.
We're happy to say that a majority of Toronto's new Council took TEA's Greener City For All election pledge, committing to key actions. See who took the pledge below.
Moving our city towards a zero waste future is good for people, the environment and local businesses. Next in our series on the election and the issues at stake, our Waste Campaigner Emily Alfred dives into the big opportunities for Toronto’s next City Council to shift Toronto towards reusables.
In 2021, Toronto passed a bold new climate plan - but how do we fund the transformation to a net zero city? To kick off our series on the environmental issues at stake in Toronto’s municipal election, we dive into how Toronto’s next City Council can use new climate funding tools to transform Toronto into the sustainable, healthy and equitable city we deserve.
Next month, we’ll head to the polls for the municipal election. This election is important: who we elect to City Council will hold power at City Hall during a critical window to act on the climate crisis, make Toronto more resilient to climate impacts like extreme heat and flooding, and create a local circular economy.