By starting a petition to reimagine a sustainable Taste of the Danforth, one resident is encouraging the community to work toward a more eco-friendly event to benefit everyone.
Raccoons are more active as winter approaches, and that can mean more altercations with their human neighbours.
Food wastage is becoming more concerning as the pandemic has brought about in both household food and restaurant waste across Toronto.
Megan Takeda-Tully and partner Julianna Greco have launched Suppli to help restaurants and their customers cut down on non-recyclable black plastic packaging
Suzanne MacDonald, a professor at York University, is currently researching the size of our urban raccoon population to see if the city’s new green bins will result in “skinny raccoons”. So far, she sees little evidence.
About 40 per cent of food produced in Canada goes uneaten each year, but the Trashed and Wasted aims to improve this.
John Tory’s claim about extra-large garbage bins is a little exaggerated, according to a waste management representative.
With the one-year anniversary of John Tory being elected Toronto’s mayor upon us, inevitably, comparisons between him and former leader Rob Ford are being made.
Tory built his campaign on city unification, upgrading transit and housing and ending the “circus” at city hall, while Ford wanted to improve the TTC and bring more transparency to city council.
With such differing agendas, how do the two compare?
In 2001, six municipalities were amalgamated into the new City of Hamilton. Four of those municipalities contracted out waste collection. It was in that context that the new city decided on a split system for trash collection.
Walking through Morningside Park you’ll see beautiful streams, people throwing tennis balls for their dogs, and a slew of trash littering all sides of the parking lot. But not for too much longer. Toronto Mayor…