Programs for Residents

What's New

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Lovin' Local Food Fest

Join us at the 2nd annual Lovin' Local Food Fest on Saturday July 9 at Yonge-Dundas Square. Sip, taste and savour the creations of some of Toronto’s best chefs, restaurants, food trucks, breweries and wineries; catch local musicians, artists and performers on the main stage, and shop till you drop at the green street market. 

It doesn’t get any better than this, Toronto! 

 

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Home Energy Loan Program

Thinking of renovating? The City offers low-interest loans for home improvements such as energy-efficient furnaces, windows, doors and insulation. Save energy, money and more! 

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Green Your Roof

Incentives are available to help fund the installation of green and cool roofs on Toronto's homes and buildings. Green roofs can reduce your energy use, help to cool the air, reduce stormwater runoff and more. Need a new roof? Learn more and apply.  

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TransformTO

Through TransformTO, 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.

 

Featured Programs

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Green Your Roof

Incentives are available to help fund the installation of green and cool roofs on Toronto's homes and buildings. Green roofs can reduce your energy use, help to cool the air, reduce stormwater runoff and more. Need a new roof? Learn more and apply.  

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Local & Delicious

Try these local food recipes, find a farmers' market near you, and get tips to grow your own food in the city.  

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Live Green Card

Save on green products and services when you #ShowYourCard at more than 500 shops, spas, and restaurants across Toronto.  It's free to join!

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Getting Around

Whether you're out enjoying our city's rich mosaic of parks, culture, dining and shopping, or simply going to work, there are all kinds of ways to get around that will make everyone feel better.

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Lovin' Local - All Year Round!

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.

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Grants & Incentives

Check out these grants and incentives from the City, Toronto Hydro, and Enbridge.

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Save Energy

Save money and more with these energy-saving tips from Toronto Hydro and Endbridge.

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Clean Toronto Together

Toronto's annual spring clean-up weekend is April 22-24. Join 150,000+ participants and help keep our city clean & green.

News

More Programs & Resources

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Live Green Toronto Volunteers

As a Live Green Toronto Volunteer, you can help spread the live green message to residents at events, shows and festivals across the city.  

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Make a Splash Contest

The Make a Splash Blue Water Contest winners have been announced!  Hundreds of students shared with us why they think it's important to keep Toronto's waterways clean and healthy as a part of this contest. Congratulations to the top four entries and to everyone who participated in this new and exciting contest.

Get Involved

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Live Green News - sign up!

Each month, you'll get the latest news on green events, new programs, grants and other cool stuff that will help you stay informed, connected and living green. Subscribe now!

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Live Green Toronto Map

Want to find farmers' markets, community gardens, green buildings and more? Use this handy map to find out what's green in your neighbourhood and across our city. 

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How-to videos

Live Green Toronto’s how-to videos feature real Torontonians who are living green. Titles include how to start a community garden, install a renewable energy system, help your condo go green and more! 

Meet the Live Green Toronto Awards winners and watch their videos.

New Program

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Energy Reporting and Benchmarking

The City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario are exploring options to initiate mandatory energy reporting and benchmarking requirements for large commercial and multi-unit residential buildings, where owners could be required to annually report on their building’s energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water consumption. Learn more about energy reporting and benchmarking.