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Zero Waste Solutions - Organics
TEA's Organics First report spotlights #zerowaste heroes who redistribute food & turn scraps into compost and energy. Let's learn from them to improve Toronto's organics system!
Zero Waste Spotlight: Foodshare
We’re highlighting community groups and initiatives that are showing how Toronto can get to zero waste. Find out how Foodshare is part of a Zero Waste Toronto.
Focus on organics first!
Over 500 people signed our Organics First petition within days. We sent a clear message: we want organics in the Green Bin, not in our landfill.
Committee agrees to get their Blue & Green Bins in order
New TEA Report Puts Organics First
Organics First: Putting Toronto on the Path to Zero Waste
Focusing on organics first in the new Waste Strategy will set Toronto on the path to zero waste.
Green Energy from Toronto's Green Bins
Ontario is supporting the use of Renewable Natural Gas as one way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario. One source can be found in our green bins.
Benefits of Zero Waste
Zero waste protects the environment, benefits communities and supports a strong local economy.
Pillars of Zero Waste
Now is the time to continue our zero waste journey, and the 6 Pillars of zero waste will help governments and businesses take the next step.
Mayfair on the Green: A zero waste success story
Located in Scarborough, a 25 year old condominium is showing how zero waste is possible: with over 1000 residents, this building is generating only one dumpster of garbage per month.