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  • Canada 150 Maker Market Vendor Applications Open

    April 20, 2017

    Dear Makers,  I am excited to invite you to apply for the Canada 150 Maker Market. As you know, it’s Canada’s 150th birthday!  This momentous occasion is being celebrated across Canada, but especially in the capital, Ottawa.  There is an estimated 500 million dollars being spent on celebratory projects this year. Canada Day on the hill is going to […]

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  • Calling All Quilters!

    April 20, 2017

    EcoEquitable is looking for volunteer quilters to create 9 of these Canada 150 maple leaf squares to create a quilt that we will display at EcoEquitable and all our local events this year! If you are interested in contributing a square, email info@ecoequitable. Check out the instructions in the meantime!

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  • A New Chapter at EcoEquitable

    March 22, 2017

    Dear Sewists, Fabric Enthusiasts, and EcoEquitable Friends, EcoEquitable is making a significant change to our operations.  As of today, we are making a big physical change and closing daily operations of our recycled fabric boutique.  We have an acute need for more office space, production space, and a functional (non-storage) lunch room.  Also, we do not receive […]

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Sustainability

It’s an important word. For newcomers to Canada, it means long-term fiscal independence; and for the environment, it means a society living within its means.
Either way, sustainability translates into hope for the future. And at EcoEquitable, that is our sole mission.

For the past ten years, we’ve provided employment and skills training for new immigrant women and underemployed, while diverting harmful waste from our landfills.

About Us

Founded in 2002, EcoEquitable Inc. is a registered Canadian charity, providing temporary employment and
skills development training through small-scale textile recycling.

Our Partners

  • uOttawa
  • Open Charity
  • Community Foundation of Ottawa
  • ALSO
  • City of Ottawa
  • Government of Canada
  • OCISO
  • YMCA-YWCA
  • Just Change
  • Fondation Franco-Ontarienne
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