Billy Bishop Airport is committed to sustainability and protecting the environment. We conduct our operations in a manner that is consistent with protecting the environment, building and preserving natural habitats and ensuring that we give back to the communities that we serve.

Some of Billy Bishop Airport’s key initiatives include:

  • Sustainability Report
    In January 2018, Billy Bishop Airport released its first annual Sustainability Report. This new report details performance on key priorities associated with the organization’s sustainability efforts, including environmental protection. The report provided an opportunity to put the organization through the paces, celebrating its environmental successes as well as opportunities for improvement. To read our third annual report, click here.
  • Renewable EnergyGreen footprint
    Billy Bishop Airport is one of the top users of Bullfrog Power in the country and has chosen 100 per cent green electricity since 2010. PortsToronto and the Billy Bishop Airport are the only port authority and airport respectively in Canada to choose Bullfrog Power green electricity across all of its operations and facilities.
  • Schoolyard Greening Project
    In partnership with Evergreen Canada, PortsToronto began work on bringing nature to six downtown schools. The project was first announced in winter 2014, with planting beginning in spring 2015. The project designs are inspired by the natural world, incorporating elements such as trees, rocks and shade to create a diverse landscape for children to explore.
  • Reducing Billy Bishop Airport's Environmental FootprintElectric car
    Billy Bishop Airport is committed to reducing its environmental footprint through initiatives including:
    • Converting the Marilyn Bell I airport ferry to 100 per cent electric power.
    • Using fuel efficient and hybrid vehicles for airport maintenance operations, with 42 per cent of the Airport’s fleet technology already converted to this green technology and a phased replacement of all operational vehicles to hybrid models by 2020.