Could Toronto Ban Single-Use Plastics?
New rules to ban or put fees on harmful single-use plastics could be coming to Toronto within the next year.Learn more
Solutions to Plastic Pollution: Extended Producer Responsibility
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about our recycling system since China, the world’s biggest recycling market, has stopped accepting more plastics. This decision has a huge impact on recycling systems around the world - including here in Ontario- and it highlights the problems that arise from not holding producers responsible for the packaging they create.Learn more
2017 Greener City for All Award: Mayfair on the Green
The staff and board of 430 Mayfair on the Green were the recipients of TEA's first-ever Greener City for All Award.Learn more
Announcing TEA’s Zero Waste High Rise Project
We are thrilled to announce a new three-year project that will help Toronto’s high-rise buildings reach their zero waste goals.Learn more
VIDEO: Mayfair on the Green
Located in the Malvern neighbourhood of Scarborough, this highrise is showing how zero waste is possible: with over 1000 residents, this building is generating only one dumpster of garbage per month!Learn more
Poll: Toronto wants more Green Bins!
We talked to Toronto residents at their door and at community events throughout the summer about food scraps and organics collection and where we need more of it. 95% of people surveyed agreed that we need rules to ensure every home and business in Toronto has green bins to compost food scraps and organics.Learn more
Getting Organics out of Ontario’s Garbage
Organics (such as food scraps and other compostables) are a valuable resource: through composting organics, we recycle their valuable nutrients to support healthy soils, and in some cases, create green energy and green jobs!Learn more
High-rise Communities Celebrate Earth Day
On Earth Day, TEA focused on zero waste for Toronto's vertical communities with a zero waste event and community clean up at CityPlace, a high-rise community of 13,000+ residents.Learn more