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  • Weekend Fabric Drop Off :: June 1st

    April 11, 2019

    Fabric Drop Off on Saturday, June 1st 10am – 2pm. The EcoEquitable fabric boutique runs mostly on volunteer hours and we have a  hard time with keeping our boutique open during non-office hours. On Saturday, June 1st, we are going to have some open hours on the weekend.  This will be a donation time only. […]

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  • Sewing Drop In FREE Ottawa

    March 11, 2019

    Welcome to our Sewing Drop In FREE Ottawa. The weather is getting nicer and we remind you that EcoEquitable is open every Friday from 9:30am – 1pm for a free sewing drop-in.  Our volunteers are here to help you with your projects as needed.  No need to register or plan – just pop in!  We […]

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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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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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