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Donations of used computers are our life-blood and vital to the success of our work. It’s because of the valuable contributions from our donors that we’re able to continue to thrive and achieve our mission. As leaders in environmental stewardship, we focus our efforts on first renewing all computer donations, by working to refurbish each unit to extend their life cycle for additional years of meaningful use.

Everyone has clothing and other items at home that aren’t getting the love and attention they deserve. Swap Events are a fun way for people to bring gently used clothing or small household items and swap them for ‘new’ items! Swap Events are also a great opportunity to have fun, get creative, meet your neighbours, and reduce waste.

Secondhand Sunday is your chance to get rid of any unwanted, reusable items you have laying around. Simply leave them at your curb for your neighbours to take for free. Then, get in on the action. That thing your neighbour no longer wants could be exactly what you need. At the end of the day, just take back any remaining items or drop them off at an appropriate secondhand shop!

Everyone has clothing and other items at home that aren’t getting the love and attention they deserve. Swap Events are a fun way for people to bring gently used clothing or small household items and swap them for ‘new’ items! Swap Events are also a great opportunity to have fun, get creative, meet your neighbours, and reduce waste.

The Ontario Textile Diversion Collaborative is a multi stakeholder group under the umbrella of Fashion Takes Action. OTDC is committed to minimizing the number of textiles going into landfill by increasing the rate of textile diversion and by encouraging the development of a textile recycling industry in Ontario. Our stakeholders include municipalities, academics, brand owners, retailers and industry organisations, NGOs, textile collectors and charities. OTDC has been funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Collective Impact grant.

​The Share Reuse Repair Initiative (SRRI) brings together government, business and community innovators to build a culture and economy of sharing, reuse and repair in the Greater Vancouver region in order to prevent waste, support lighter living and enable circular innovation   The SRRI has three key functions: to collaboratively test promising prototypes; to build a more consistent foundation of support through policy, funding and partnerships; and to amplify existing efforts while catalyzing positive new innovation.

During Earth Week, schools are challenged to learn and take action on plastics waste by reducing their use, while collecting discarded plastic bags (that cannot be reused) for recycling in their schools and beyond. The Plastic Bag Grab challenge is an environmental awareness program that engages schools and students on the 3Rs hierarchy: reduce, reuse, and recycle and can be incorporated into existing curriculum.

 

 

Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

B Corps form a community of leaders and drive a global movement of people using business as a force for good. The values and aspirations of the B Corp community are embedded in the B Corp Declaration of Interdependence.

This Food Matters Action Kit is loaded with informative resources and hands-on, creative activities to inspire youth of all ages to prevent food waste at home, at school and in their communities. From organizing a Disco Soup party and learning food preservation techniques from elders to building worm composters and solar dehydrators, these activities are designed to encourage youth of all ages to start making a difference right now to prevent food waste.

This Food Matters Action Kit is loaded with informative resources and hands-on, creative activities to inspire youth of all ages to prevent food waste at home, at school and in their communities. From organizing a Disco Soup party and learning food preservation techniques from elders to building worm composters and solar dehydrators, these activities are designed to encourage youth of all ages to start making a difference right now to prevent food waste.

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