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  • Next Fabric Sale: February 11th!

    January 31, 2017

    Don’t miss out on next week’s Fabric Sale! In 2016 EcoEquitable recycled over 7,000 lbs of fabric. Roughly 4,000 of those pounds were from our quarterly fabric sales. While we love giving Ottawa-makers a chance to score discounted fabric, we also love knowing that it is you who are helping us divert thousands of pounds of […]

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  • Project Feature: 18th Century and Napoleonic Era Women’s Dress

    January 18, 2017

    Carole and Marthan are both active members of the EcoEquitable community. We are in awe at the craftsmanship that went into creating these beautiful garments! Please look through the gallery to find a description of each piece and what it was used for!

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  • Project Feature: Repurposed Quilts Donated to CHEO

    January 5, 2017

    We absolutely love these quilts finished by Carole Piche, an active member of EcoEquitable’s community. Sometimes EcoEquitable receives partly finished quilts, so instead of letting them go to waste Carole completes them by re-purposing fabric from our boutique and from her own stash. Once complete she donates them to CHEO, each one personalized with a […]

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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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