Our Fragile Planet


fragile planet

Join us for free, engaging programs about our environment and how to green your world. Programs take place across the city and cover a wide range of topics. 

environmentalist in residence

Broti Kar is the Children's Education Supervisor of Community Programs at the Toronto Botanical Garden, where she leads, develops and delivers interactive programs for children and their families, as well as large-scale community events.

Environmental Events

Inorganic Market - Drop off your electronic waste!

Jul 23rd | 11:00am - 3:00pm
Bring your TVs, computers, phones, and other unused electronics for safe disposal and keep them out of the landfill!

Vermicomposting 101

Aug 22nd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Put the worms to work for you! Learn how you can turn food scraps into fantastic compost for your garden.

Climate Action: Let's Make a Change Together

Jul 28th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us to learn how climate change is impacting our community's climate strategy and how you can be involved.

environmental responsibility

environmental responsibility books

staff picks

staff picks

How to be Chic and Green on Our Fragile Planet

Summer is here, it's a chance to mindfully pause and consider the environment and the impact humanity and we personally have on our planet.…

Tread Lightly: Nearby Hiking and Camping Trips

Looking for something to do this weekend? These books might give you a few (fairly) local ideas, plus some inspiration!


Books about the capacity of individuals, communities, businesses and systems surviving, adapting and thriving.

Dive into the World of Water

World Water Day happens every year on March 22nd. But, in the heat of August, now seems like the perfect time to celebrate water!

Have an old tee that you no longer wear? Why not give it new life as a tote bag? Presented by Sophi Robertson, Zero Waste Events Manager of The Toronto Tool Library.

sustainable living

sustainable living books

urban farming

urban farming books

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