In late September, blogTO hosted the inaugural Best of Live Green Toronto poll. The poll was your opportunity to vote for your favourite eco-friendly places and spaces. Categories included grocers, coffee shops, butchers, farmers' markets and more. Check out the top vote getters of 2016.
If you're interested in greening your workplace - and even learning how to engage others and start a green team – check out our new Live Green @ Work pages. You'll find resources to help you get started, including tips, examples of what other organizations are doing, and more.
The best time to prepare for extreme weather is now. Learn more about how to reduce your risks and weatherproof your home.
The City is engaging residents, businesses and community leaders in creating a vision for Toronto's low-carbon future and generating ideas and a plan to effect further, deep emissions reductions. The goal is to reduce emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 while creating a more healthy, equitable and prosperous Toronto. Get involved in TransformTO.
Track your water use, identify leaks and look for ways to save water and money with this new online tool from the City of Toronto.
The City has issued its 2015 Toronto Environmental Progress Report, the first report of its kind to document overall progress towards Toronto's environmental goals and priorities. In addition to highlighting many achievements made in partnership with communities and stakeholders across the city, the report identifies key policies, programs and strategies that are contributing to a greener, more sustainable and livable city.
Incentives are available to help fund the installation of green and cool roofs on residential properties. Time for a new roof? An eco-roof can reduce your energy use, reduce stormwater runoff, cool the air and more. Learn more and apply.
Try these local food recipes, find a farmers' market near you, and get tips to grow your own food in the city.
Save on green products and services when you #ShowYourCard at more than 500 shops, spas, and restaurants across Toronto. It's free to join!
Looking for ways to love local all year around? Check out these tips for growing, preserving, buying and cooking locally grown foods, every day of the year, including a list of farmers' markets that continue throughout the winter.
Check out these grants and incentives from the City, Toronto Hydro, and Enbridge.
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