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  • SWAPPING SYNERGIES AT THE TEXTILE SUMMIT

    October 20, 2017

    By Marla Fletcher Whether you’re a fabric- or fashion-mad or you love to create things from textiles, Ottawa’s Vanier ward is the place to be next Friday, Oct. 27. Eco-Equitable is hosting a unique day-long Textile Summit that brings together some 60-70: fashion designers fabric suppliers textile manufacturers small-enterprise clothing, accessory-makers tailors, seamstresses equipment vendors, […]

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  • Stacey Bafi-Yeboa Announced as Morning Keynote

    October 16, 2017

    In collaboration with CreativeMornings Ottawa, we are excited to welcome Stacey Bafi-Yeboa as the morning keynote to the EcoEquitable Textile Summit 2017.  Stacey is force behind KANIA, Canada’s Luxury Sweatshirt company with their flagship shop in the Byward Market and fresh off New York Fashion Week, Stacey is going to share what it takes to […]

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  • EcoEquitable seeking new Treasurer, Board of Directors

    October 5, 2017

    EcoEquitable is seeking a new Treasurer to serve on our Board of Directors. Please send your contact information to info (at) ecoequitable (dot) ca Due: October 31st, 2017 Treasurer Job Description

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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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