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
New health report identifies risks of burning sewage waste
The Highland Creek Treatment Plant is the only remaining sewage incinerator in Toronto and is one of the top polluters in our city. Attend an upcoming consultation on the future of Highland Creek Treatment Plant on November 19th.Learn more
Durham-York incinerator firing up with health concerns
Just east of Toronto, the “state-of-the-art” incinerator built to burn the garbage for Durham and York Regions is already going over toxic air emission limits in the testing stage.Learn more
Peel scraps mega-incinerator - lessons for Toronto?
After hearing from TEA, residents and other community groups, Peel Council changed their Long Term waste plan and voted to cancel a costly incinerator, voting instead for better recycling and composting.Learn more
Good Intentions Don’t Justify Bad Environmental Laws
December 4, 2014, the Provincial Government released a draft regulation. If enacted, it will be easier for cement and steel companies to burn garbage instead of coal to make their products. They claim this is good for the environment. Environmental groups have big concerns.Learn more