Environmental Health

Air Quality

Toronto has taken a number of initiatives to improve the air quality and to protect your health against air pollution, which include:

  • Air Quality Health Index - new tool that measures air quality in terms of your health.
  • Information about how to protect your health from smog and air pollution.
  • 20/20 The Way to Clean Air to reduce your home energy use and vehicle use by 20 percent.
  • Change of the idling by-law from 3 minutes to 1 minute.

Air Pollution, Health and How to Protect Yourself and Others

Take Action to Reduce Air Pollution

What's new

Idling

Toronto has changed the idling by-law from 3 minutes to 1 minute. Read more here.