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Action/Reduction®

What is Action/Reduction? Action/Reduction® is a tailored support service that encourages organizations to practice better waste management. While adapting to the realities of public or private organizations, the program provides personalized support to help reduce the percentage of waste sent to landfill or incineration by reducing waste at its source and recovering it through composting

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Waste management – Alcoa Foundation

Action Reduction is expanding its activities in Quebec! Thanks to a contribution from the Alcoa Foundation, businesses in the Portneuf, Manicouagan, Bécancour and Nicolet-Yamaska regional county municipalities (RCMs) will benefit from personalized support to help them reduce their waste at the source. The main objective is to divert 3,000 tons of organic matter from landfills.

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Aiming for action

You are a young person between 14 and 30 years old and you are involved in the environment? Participate in the Aiming for Action contest and receive a grant to carry out your ecological projects.

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Charged For Change

Making the collective transition to electric vehicles (EV) is an important component of the global strategy to fight climate change. However, the infrastructure required to support this change can be cost prohibitive for many communities. Aviva Canada has worked with Earth Day Canada to create Charged for Change, a program that aims to facilitate the

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Distribution of eco-friendly items

Since 2009, the Fonds Éco IGA, operated by Earth Day Canada, has organized an annual roadshow to educate and equip citizens in Eastern Canada to reduce their environmental footprint. Since the program’s inception, a variety of items have been distributed, including more than 350 used battery collectors, nearly 24,000 backyard composters, more than 90,000 rain

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Earth Day Canada Workshops

What Are The Earth Day Canada Workshops About? Earth Day Canada is offering new introductory workshops on environmental action through three different themes. Thanks to these themes you’ll discover many valuable tips and tricks and gain access to additional resources so that you can become more environmentally friendly on a daily basis. Each workshop is

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EcoCharge

EcoCharge is a new network of 100 fast charging stations that are tailored to current and future electric vehicles. Located throughout Quebec and New Brunswick, EcoCharge makes life easier by allowing you to charge your vehicle while you shop for groceries at one of the 50 IGA partner sites.

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Food Fight

Since 2015, the Food Fight program, carried out in partnership with the Fonds Éco IGA, has held free educational workshops for people across Quebec and New Brunswick to provide them with simple, practical advice to help fight food waste.

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Gleanathon

What Is Gleaning? In Canada, for various reasons, 13% of fruits and vegetables remain in the field and are not consumed. Gleaning consists of harvesting those fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise be lost!  The harvest is then distributed equitably: one third is donated to food security organizations, another third goes to the fruit

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Montreal Zero Waste Festival

This year, the Fonds Éco IGA will proudly take part in the latest edition of the Montreal Zero Waste Festival by means of a virtual booth providing waste reduction initiatives and tips.

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Project 2050 : Earth Rangers Challenges

What is Project 2050 from Earth Rangers? Project 2050 is an initiative launched by Earth Rangers and supported by Earth Day Canada to involve children ages 6 to 12 in the fight against climate change. It’s an opportunity for them to participate in fun challenges and collaborate with other children towards the same goal! They’ll take concrete

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Solidarity collections

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Quebec, this crisis has greatly affected the agri-food sector. Given this situation, supermarkets and other stores have been forced to stop accepting returnable containers. Supported by the initiation of a unique alliance between supermarkets Métro and IGA, Earth Day Canada has launched the Solidarity Collections project in Montreal.

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Switch to renewable

Learn about how electricity is managed and sourced in Canada, and find the info you need to make the transition to renewables.

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The Traveling Jar

Eat local all year long with The Traveling Jar and Food Preservation Day! From August 3rd to October 9th, several food preservation techniques were brought to an IGA near you so that you can enjoy the flavours of summer all year-round. The Travelling Jar concluded its journey on October 9th, the Sunday before Thanksgiving, with the celebration of Food Preservation Day!

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Tomorrow’s Forest

What is Tomorrow’s Forest? The mission of the Tomorrow’s Forest program is to strengthen the resilience and health of forests and living environments across Canada by developing a science-based approach to tree planting. By ensuring the planting of diverse and locally adapted species, Tomorrow’s Forest supports the health of our ecosystems, and in turn, the

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Tomorrow’s Forest – Green Infrastructures

Tomorrow’s Forest – Green Infrastructure, What is it? The program Tomorrow’s Forest—Green Infrastructure aims to better understand the roles that certain greening activities and agricultural practices can play in climate change mitigation and adaptation. With a grant of up to $4,500,000 from the Government of Quebec, Earth Day Canada will be implementing several pilot projects

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Tomorrow’s Forest – Greeting cards

What are Tomorrow’s Forest Greeting cards ? To help citizens and organizations reduce their environmental impact during the holiday season, Earth Day Canada offers you digital greeting cards to download freely and to send to your friends, family, colleagues and business partners. By sending your wishes with these cards, you can double your contribution to

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Transition Wow

What is Transition Wow? Transition Wow is a program of conversion and acquisition of light trucks into electric in order to help companies and municipalities in the electrification of their vehicle fleets. Save money by driving electric With our Transition Wow program, we offer you: a turnkey assistance service for the conversion and acquisition of

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Waste management – IGA Stores

Since 2013, IGA grocers have benefited from a personalized consulting service that helps them to optimize waste management in their stores. This program was made possible by the Fonds Éco IGA. Support that drives improvement Earth Day’s team of advisors have been making their way across Quebec and New Brunswick to meet with IGA grocers.

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Earth Day Canada

5818, boulevard Saint-Laurent
Montréal (Québec) H2T 1T3 Canada

Phone : (514) 728-0116
Toll free : 1 800 424-8758
Fax : (514) 303-0248
Email: hello@earthday.ca