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  • Sewn Goods Sector Focus Group Report by EcoEquitable Released!

    February 26, 2019

    We are thrilled to share with you the Sewn Goods Sector Focus Group Report, authored by EcoEquitable and supported by the Ottawa Employment Hub. Why study this issue? We embarked on this project in 2018 to test our assumptions about the labour market for job seekers and employers in the Sewn Goods field.  EcoEquitable is […]

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  • Mega Fabric Sale February 9th!

    January 17, 2019

    We know you have been waiting…and we are pleased to announce that EcoEquitable’s next Mega Fabric Sale is Saturday, February 9th! 10am – 12pm. Fill a bag for $15 — buy three bags and get one free. Come to the sale to stock up on upholstery, cotton, knits, rayon, notions, patterns…we have it all! In […]

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  • Hey 2019 – What do you have in store for us?

    January 10, 2019

    January is a great time for reflections – thinking about the previous year.  What worked?  What really didn’t? What gave you energy?  What took away your energy?  Who do you want to work with more?  Who can you let slip out of your life?  Each of these decisions is a little pebble – probably none […]

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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

  • Community Foundation of Ottawa
  • City of Ottawa
  • Government of Canada
  • OCISO
  • Fondation Franco-Ontarienne

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