Ontario's recycling system needs to be overhauled - but let's do it right
The Minister of the Environment has announced that Ontario is moving ahead to shift Ontario’s Blue Bin program to one fully paid for by manufacturers and producers - also known as an Extended Producer Responsibility system. Our Waste Campaigner Emily Alfred breaks down what this means for Ontario, the benefits to this approach, and the significant risks if it’s not done right.Learn more
Analysis: Will Ontario ban single-use plastics - or burn them?
Will Ontario consider a ban single-use plastics? We combed through their Provincial Discussion Paper Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities line-by-line. Here’s what you need to know - and what you should tell the Ontario government.Learn more
TEA Statement on GV1.2: Public Input on City Council’s Governance System for 26 Members
Since the abrupt slashing of Toronto’s City Council in July, the Toronto Environmental Alliance has been concerned about the impact this restructuring will have on fair access and representation, accountability and civic engagement in decision-making.Learn more
2018 Greener City for All Award: Building Up
On December 4th, the Toronto Environmental Alliance announced the recipient of the second annual Greener City for All Award - an award to recognize and celebrate our allies in the movement for a greener, more sustainable and more equitable Toronto.Learn more
We asked: "What do you want to say to Doug Ford about this so-called climate plan consultation?"
And this is what we heard back.Learn more
TEA Addresses Provincial Committee on Bill 4 (the Cancellation of Cap and Trade)
TEA was one of the few environmental groups accepted to appear before the Standing Committee on General Government to address concerns about Bill 4. The Bill would dismantle the cap and trade program and repeal Ontario Climate Change Action Plan. The committee also soliciting ideas and insights to help inform the development of a new climate action plan.Learn more