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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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  • Sing-a-long Ukulele Jam with Heartwood House – April 7th

    March 14, 2017

    Heartwood is busy planning another fund raising evening that promises to be lots of fun! These Heartwood events raise over $30,000 a year to support our shared space building and all our member groups. On Friday April 7th Heartwood House is hosting a Sing-a-Long Ukulele Jam featuring Jamie Anderson, a local singer/song writer. We invite […]

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  • Happy International Women’s Day! Find us at IWD Ottawa 2017.

    March 8, 2017

    EcoEquitable is wishing everyone a happy International Women’s Day! EcoEquitable partnered with Heartwood House and ALSO to hold a IWD potluck where Anouk Bertner, Interim Executive Director at EcoEquitable, shared part of Marion Woodman’s 8 Ways of Looking at Power: The Power of Feminine: “When I say the feminine, I don’t mean gender. I mean the feminine principle that is living—or […]

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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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