There are many things we can do to build a Waste Free Toronto!
Share your ideas, stories and suggestions below, and comment on the other ideas you see.
'Biodegradable' and 'compostable' plastic can mean many different things - from simply plastic breaking down into smaller plastic flakes to actual organic material that can break down in compost, it's almost impossible for the average person to figure this out. The Ontario or Federal government should pass rules that clearly require companies who make this type of plastic use easier to understand and standard terms.
What tools would help make recycling and waste sorting easier for you? Do you have ideas and suggestions for new tools?
Do you have other ideas or good examples of sharing, repairing or buying less?
Did you find it easy to find products with recycled content? Do you have any tips or ideas on how to find recycled products?
Aside from refillable water bottles and coffee cups, there are countless ways to choose re-usables and reduce garbage. How do you Re-Use?
Did you ask a building manager to get Green Bins? What happened? Share your story and your ideas here!
Product packaging is a big problem, and it's growing! What else can we do to cut down on packaging and get it out of our garbage?
What ideas do you have to make it easier to safely dispose of hazardous waste?
How can we avoid toxic materials in the first place?
What do you do with your old electronics? Share your ideas and suggestions on how to deal with e-waste here.