Toronto Zoos PhoneApes Conservation Program
The Toronto Zoo and City of Toronto have partnered to recycle cellphones to increase awareness about environmental damages occurring in Africa for the production of electronics and raise funds for great ape conservation efforts in Africa.
As of October 2014, collection boxes for the PhoneApes recycling program are permanently located in 11 City of Toronto major corporate buildings to encourage City staff and residents to recycle their personal cell phones.
Collection boxes can be found in the public spaces listed below, just look for the PhonesApes logo:
1) Metro Hall
2) City Hall
3) North York Civic Centre
4) Computer Centre
5) Multiple Tenants
6) East York Civic Centre
7) Etobicoke Civic Centre Building
8) Multi Tenant Building
9) Scarborough Civic Centre
10) Public Health
11) Toronto Public Health
All funds raised from donated phones goes to in field conservation efforts and to protecting the habitat of the Lowland Gorillas in Africa. The Toronto Zoo would like to thank GEEP (Global Electric Electronic Processing) for their support and efforts in making this partnership possible.
Toronto Zoos 12 Days of Christmas!
In the spirit of the holidays, we are celebrating with a Christmas Countdown on our Facebook page! Become our Facebook friend and keep your eyes peeled daily now through till Christmas Eve for fantastic discounts, giveaways, and special announcements #CountdownToChristmas.
December Enrichment Extravaganza
'Twas the month of Christmas,
And all through the Zoo,
The keepers were busy,
Enriching our reindeer for you!
Come our to the Tundra Trek every Saturday in December at 1:30pm to watch our Reindeer get
special holiday themed treats and meet their keepers.