2013 Live Green Toronto Awards - meet the winners!
Meet the fabulous five who were voted Toronto's greenest youth, individual, group, small business and corporation. Meet the winners, view the videos, be inspired!
Live Green Toronto Community Animators: Final Reports
For insight into how Live Green Toronto's community animators helped green Toronto's neighbourhoods, read the final reports prepared by EcoSpark and ACORN, the organizations that provided community animation services on behalf of the City of Toronto. Live Green Toronto's community animation program officially ended on December 31, 2012. Learn more and access the final reports here
Proposed Residential Energy Retrofit Program
The City of Toronto is exploring ways to help property owners reduce energy use and save money on energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of their homes and buildings. The Environment and Energy Office is leading the development of this proposal and engaging various stakeholders. Learn more about the proposed residential energy retrofit program
Local Air Quality Study: Etobicoke-Lakeshore
A local air quality study is underway in Etobicoke-Lakeshore (Wards 5 and 6). The study will evaluate individual pollutants and the potential cumulative health impacts of these pollutants on the community. Learn more
Find your Carpool Match
Find others looking to share a ride with Carpool Zone - a free, online service that can help you save money, time and more. Get started today!
City of Toronto Carbon Offset Credits
The City of Toronto generates carbon offset credits through a variety of measures such as energy efficiency retrofits of City-owned buildings, collecting methane at three City landfills, and other projects such as solar photovoltaic installations, Deep Lake Water Cooling and major tree plantings. Learn more about the City's Emissions Trading and Carbon Offset Credits
Air Quality Study Results - South Riverdale, Leslieville and Beaches
The City has completed a study of the air quality impact of emissions from all sources of air pollution in the South Riverdale-Leslieville-Beaches area (i.e. Ward 30 and Ward 32). The results of the study were presented at a public meeting on October 18, 2011. Learn more about the study and findings
Climate Change Adaptation
Toronto's climate change adaptation strategy will see the City take pro-active, protective measures to cope with the effects of long-term changes in our weather patterns. Learn more...
Electric Vehicles: Help shape the future
The City of Toronto is investigating ways to fit electric vehicles (EV) into its sustainable transportation plan with the goal of proposing an EV strategy to City Council in 2011. Learn more about our efforts to date
Live Green Toronto
The Live Green Toronto program supports residents, businesses and neighbourhoods in taking action to green our city. Live Green Toronto's experts, grants and one-stop website with resources, rebates and tips are designed to help you live green at home, at work and in your community. Get the details
Live Green Toronto Membership Card
The Live Green Toronto Membership Card connects environmentally conscious shoppers with Toronto businesses who are committed to building a cleaner, greener Toronto. Show your card at participating businesses to receive special offers and discounts. Sign up to get your card or become a business member today! Learn more
Grants to reduce toxins
Business associations, labour groups and community organizations are invited to apply for a ChemTRAC Toxics Reduction Grant
- up to $25,000 for projects that help reduce the use and release of toxic chemicals in Toronto.
Grants to green your neighbourhood
Community, resident and not-for-profit groups are invited to apply for funds to help green Toronto's neighbourhoods and reduce the emissions that contribute to climate change. Grants of up to $25,000 are available for community-based projects
Grants: Cool and green roof incentives for business
Applications are being accepted for the Eco-Roof Incentive Program
– cool and green roof grants for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings in Toronto. Eligible green roof projects may receive $50/square metre up to $100,000; cool roofs may receive $2-5/ square metre up to $50,000.