Take Action! Opportunities to get Involved from the DJC Climate Action Team

Our DJC Climate Action Team has curated a list with inspiration from Green11 of ways you can get involved and make a difference. Here’s the latest!

Call for donations for sleeping bags via the Encampment Support Network
There are 1,000+ people sleeping rough in Toronto https://www.instagram.com/p/CGYTxeYAJN3/
Email ESN at report.on.toronto@gmail.com to donate. You can follow ESN on Instagram and Twitter.

EcoFair Toronto |October 15 – November 8
Help celebrate a green new decade! This year’s EcoFair features sixteen FREE and exciting 1.5 hour events, happening online over four weeks. Each week has a theme: Carbon Countdown (week 1), Waste Not (week 2), Active & Healthy (week 3) and the Eco-economy (week 4). Events culminate in the Nov 8 finale, featuring EcoFair eco-groups & eco-business exhibitors. https://www.ecofairtoronto.org

Ecofair featured documentary film – 2040 | Available for Viewing Oct 15 – Nov 8
Concerned about his young daughter’s future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to climate change. Gameau’s film imagines what our world could look like in 2040 if we took existing solutions and scaled them up now. Watch the trailer here. Watch the entire film for free Oct 15 – Nov 8 as part of the EcoFair.

Equity & Access: the Importance of Affordable Transportation | Thursday Oct 29 at 7:00 pm
Part of Active & Healthy Week (October 29 – Nov 5)
Webinar – Register HERE

Canada needs to put in place a regulatory framework that moves the country towards a circular economy
Prioritize reduction, reuse, repair, and redesign, and relegate recycling to where it belongs: a last resort. Read the statement from Environmental Defence’s Plastics Program Manager Ashley Wallis on the federal government’s proposed management approach to plastic pollution.

Live Green Toronto Quick Tips
Quick easy ways to green your life!
https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/water-environment/live-green-toronto/tips-tricks/