Property Type: Office Building
20 Queen St. W. is one of three o ce buildings of the Toronto Eaton Centre portfolio. It is a Class AAA commercial o ce building constructed in 1981, and accommodates approximately 24 tenants and 2,000 employees.
The main lobby connects to the Toronto Eaton Centre and has direct interior access to TTC subway to help earn it a walkability score of 100. 20 Queen St. W. won an RCO Award in 2012 (Gold) and 2013 (Silver); is LEED® EB:OM Gold certi ed (2013); and earned BOMA BESt Level 3 certi cation (2013) and BOMA International TOBY certification (2015).
Waste Reduction Highlights
A Zero Waste Challenge initiative was launched in 2009 with the following objectives:
- achieve a 95 per cent diversion rate;
- measure results and provide regular feedback to tenants; and
- reduce polystyrene use.
The comprehensive recycling program includes the collection of materials generated on-site: paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel cans, glass, plastic bottles, plastic lm, polystyrene, polypropylene, paper cups, polycoat cartons, organics, uorescent light bulbs, e-waste, and construction and demolition materials.
In addition to having a Ministry of Environment and Climate Change- compliant waste audit completed annually, inspections are carried out daily to monitor the materials in the waste and recycling streams. When de ciencies are observed or tenants contaminate the waste or recycling stream, reports are provided to building management for follow-up awareness and training.
20 Queen St. W.