ChemTRAC aims to improve public health and support a green local economy by reducing toxic chemicals in our environment. It is the responsibility of each facility owner or operator to take the necessary steps to ensure compliance with the Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Bylaw (PDF).
Program brochure (PDF)
Reporting to the environmental reporting and disclosure bylaw
These 4 steps to reporting can help you prepare for reporting your use and release of priority substances. If you have reviewed the 4 steps and are ready to report go directly to the ChemTRAC Online Reporting System. This brief overview (PDF) of the online reporting system may be helpful.
Tools and Assistance
- Tools to estimate your chemical use and release
These calculators and other tools can help you identify and estimate chemicals from many types of businesses and activities. Note: All ChemTRAC calculators have been updated as of February 2011. Previous versions should not be used.
- Free technical assistance visits and seminars
Chemical reporting may be new to some facilities and businesses. To help businesses adapt, technical support is available through free how-to-report seminars, technical assistance visits and sector-specific training workshops.
- Going Green! resources for greening for your business
Tracking and reporting the use and release of the priority substances under the Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Bylaw is your first step towards reductions.
- Live Green Toronto ChemTRAC toxics reduction grants
For business associations and community groups, grants are available for up to $25,000 for training and pilot programs to reduce toxic chemicals.
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Last updated April 2011