1 beach, 3 hours, 110lbs of plastic pollution.

Aug 10, 2018 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag, Plastic Pollution

We came together and helped clean Toronto’s Woodbine Beach; here is what we found. Plastic pollution is finding its way to some of the…Read More


Five reasons why the Canadian government shouldn’t give more exemptions to polluting industries

Aug 08, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Let’s start here. It’s good that Canada will have a price on carbon across the country on January 1st, 2019. Making polluters pay for…Read More


Plastic Pollution and the Circle of Life - A Problem-Free Plastic Economy

Aug 07, 2018 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Plastic Pollution

Why the plastic industry needs to take a leaf out of the Lion King’s book Say what you want about Disney, that lion knew a…Read More


A trip to the farmers' market – with recipe!

Aug 07, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

Greenbelt recipe: Mixed Vegetable Pakoras with a Savoury Peach Chutney Protecting over 2 million acres of land in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt…Read More


A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to Southbrook Vineyards

Jul 31, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

Peach cobbler, pear salad, and a glass of wine… or two.  What do all of these have in common? Yes, they’re all delicious! But…Read More


Mexico’s methane regulations prove once again that Alberta’s approach is badly out of step

Jul 31, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

  Yesterday, Mexico joined a growing list of countries showing leadership on reducing harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, by releasing…Read More


5 Greenbelt Activities You Don’t Want to Miss this Summer

Jul 31, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt

Summer is in full swing and it’s time to get outdoors! Luckily, for those living in Ontario, there’s a vast and permanently protected Greenbelt…Read More


Algae, caused by climate change, is causing climate change

Jul 25, 2018 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Climate Change, Great Lakes

What does algae have to do with climate change? And nuclear power, you ask? Good questions!   Here’s the scoop: Algae has become the…Read More


Enjoy the summer sun without damaging your health: A guide to choosing the right sunscreen

Jul 24, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

With the sun beating down in the summer, it’s common to lather your skin with sunscreen to prevent burning. But, are you getting burned…Read More


Ready, set, SNAP! The #BlueFlagPhotoContest is NOW OPEN on Instagram!

Jul 20, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Communications Manager)

Categories: Blue Flag

Canadian summers may be short lived, but boy do we know how to make them count! And there’s no better way to show that…Read More