Vacant Home Tax Toronto

Housing in Toronto has been a point of contention for a while now, with sky-high housing prices, low availability of affordable housing, and the consistent approval and development of new condos. With the struggles endured by Torontonians throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, this problem has only been exacerbated. As such, Toronto’s City Council has announced theContinue reading “Vacant Home Tax Toronto”

Recycling in Toronto: How Does it Work & Why is it so Complicated?

This article will explore the challenges the City of Toronto, its workers, and residents face with the current Blue Bin Program and their transition to the updated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program model. Background The City of Toronto hosts one of the most comprehensive integrated waste management systems in North America, managing over 900,000 tonnesContinue reading “Recycling in Toronto: How Does it Work & Why is it so Complicated?”

The Switch Content Contribution Opportunity & Criteria

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The Transformation of Toronto’s Fashion Industry

In 2020, there were numerous significant impacts on Toronto’s fashion industry. The COVID-19 pandemic and the BLM movement influenced several changes to how Toronto’s fashion industry will operate. This article will explore some of these changes. The Toronto Fashion Industry Background Fashion is one of the world’s most important industries, with support from various governmentsContinue reading “The Transformation of Toronto’s Fashion Industry”

Six Clean Beauty Businesses to Support in Toronto

The City of Toronto is home to a range of beauty businesses with sustainable processes or operations; this list consists of 6 clean beauty businesses doing their part to make a difference. Pretty Clean Shop Pretty Clean Shop was founded by Miriam Juarez in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood in 2019. The idea formed after Juarez watchedContinue reading “Six Clean Beauty Businesses to Support in Toronto”

Benefits & Incentives for Green Roof Installation in Toronto

This article focuses on the benefits and incentives of implementing green roofs on homes and buildings in Toronto. Green Roofs Types of Green Roofs Green Roofs in Toronto Since 2006, the City of Toronto has been a leader in municipal green roof policy. In 2009, Toronto became the first city in North America to establishContinue reading “Benefits & Incentives for Green Roof Installation in Toronto”