Apr 22, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Here’s what you can do this Earth Day while you #StayHome

This year is Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Although we’re stuck at home, it doesn’t mean we can’t do something to pay homage to this…Read More


Jul 24, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Rome wasn’t built in a day and #PlasticFreeJuly won’t end plastic pollution - but it’s a good start!

With #PlasticFreeJuly coming to an end, it’s time to step back and think about why this month exists in the first place. It is…Read More


Apr 09, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Freaked out by plastic pollution? You've come to the right place

Welcome! This is your plastics intervention. Fret not, because you are not alone. The first step towards breaking free is to face the facts…Read More


Feb 12, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Breaking up is hard to do - or is it? Five easy ways to break it off with plastic this Valentine's Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, plastic waste is a problem (as I’m sure you knew)! Okay, so that’s not the most romantic poem…Read More


Jul 04, 2018 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Pride, Sustainability, and a Sea of Plastic Bottles

Another incredible Pride weekend in Toronto has come and gone. All the colours of the rainbow filled Church St. as people everywhere flocked to…Read More


Jan 08, 2018 / Climate Change / Engagement

Why we all need to be included in the discussion to successfully tackle climate change in Ontario

As Canadians, we often joke about how extreme our weather can get from one day to the next. When it is -25 C out…Read More


Aug 17, 2017 / Engagement

Our outreach staffer Vicki tells us why she's powered up about owning a Tesla

Engagement Coordinator Daniella Niddery recently sat down with Vicki Jewt — millennial business woman by day, Environmental Defence outreach staffer by night — to…Read More


Jun 07, 2017 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Chatting about plastic pollution at the Jack Johnson Toronto concert

Jack Johnson’s 2017 summer tour hit Toronto’s Budweiser Stage on Sunday night and I was there with another member of our Outreach Team—and not…Read More