CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Toronto votes to move ahead with a Single-Use Reduction Strategy
At its June meeting, Toronto City Council voted to move forward with the first phase of a Single-Use Reduction Strategy targeting disposable cups, bags, utensils and containers! This is a good first step, but it’s only the beginning. Thank you to everyone who spoke up to show support and push Council to take bold and swift action. Here’s what we won and what’s next.Learn more
Ontario needs to get serious about its commitment to reduce waste, prevent plastic pollution, and end litter.
Ontario needs to get serious about its commitment to reduce waste, prevent plastic pollution, and end litter.Learn more
CLIMATE AND THE 2021 CITY BUDGET: Report back from the final City Budget vote
Climate and the 2021 City Budget: Read the Report back from the final City Budget voteLearn more
Community Hubs and Spaces for COVID-19, Response, Recovery and Rebuilding
We’re looking at how hubs have used and adapted their physical buildings and grounds to provide crucial support during COVID-19, including providing space to organize emergency responses, growing produce for food distribution, or creating more accessible green space for the community.Learn more
Toronto still on track for 2020 climate targets, but rise in emissions shows need to redouble climate action in 2021
For immediate release November 15, 2020Learn more
City Council Report Back: Toronto’s COVID-19 Recovery and Rebuild Plan
The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) has worked to inform the City’s recovery plan and ensure it delivers a green and just recovery. We made submissions to TORR, individually and in partnership with front-line community organizations, and recently presented our response to the report to Mayor John Tory and the City’s Executive Committee.Learn more
City’s Recovery and Rebuild Report: Will it deliver a just and green recovery?
Hundreds of community groups and thousands of residents have given feedback into the process of developing Toronto’s recovery plan. Now, the results are public. Will the City's reports and recommendations create a Recovery and Rebuild plan that delivers a just and green recovery? Read our analysis.Learn more
Statement from environmental and civil society groups on Ontario’s draft Blue Box regulation announcement
As the Province of Ontario announces new draft regulations for the Blue Box program, 7 environmental and civil society groups - including the Toronto Environmental Alliance - released a joint statement on Ontario’s draft Blue Box regulation.Learn more