News & Updates
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
City Budget Proposes to Penalize People for Helping the Environment
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A new report predicts Toronto will see drastically more heat waves and rainfall in 2040. The report urges Council to consider these facts to help Toronto prepare for climate change, but City Hall has deferred discussion on it until next year. Some of the report findings:
At the November 27th City Council Meeting, Council will consider whether to proceed with these cuts. Please call your Councillor today and tell them you do not support cuts to important environmental services.