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  • Flagbarer x Originals Craft Show || December 7-17

    December 10, 2017

    We are proud to bring Flagbarer, our line of upcycled bags and accessories to the Originals Craft Show from December 7th – 17th at the EY Centre.  This is our first time exhibiting at such as large and long show!  Come by and say hello (booth 420) and tick some Christmas shopping off your list […]

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  • Celebrate the graduation of EcoEquitable’s Sewing for Jobs students!

    December 8, 2017

    EcoEquitable is pleased to invite you to celebrate the graduation of the Fall 2017 Sewing For Jobs Beginner and Advanced students! The students have been working away at their pieces that will be showcased at our mini fashion show — you won’t want to miss it! The graduation is Wednesday, December 2oth from 10am-12pm and […]

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  • EcoEquitable x Ottawa Public Library Launch Story Bags

    October 25, 2017

    Hey Ottawa!  Get yourself out to a public library for Library Month!  In celebration of the love to read and connect, EcoEquitable and the Ottawa Public Library partnered to create 5,000 book bags.  Each one is proudly emblazoned with the message ‘This Bag has a Story, Ce sac a son histoire’ so that readers can […]

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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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