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10 schools share $250,000 in new technology from Staples Canada for their environmental projects

TORONTO, April 5, 2017:  Staples Canada reveals today the names of 10 schools that have each won $25,000 in new technology as part of an annual contest that recognizes inspiring projects Canadian schools implement in support of the environment.

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Earth Day Canada asks everyone to #EarthPLAY for Earth Day (April 22) 2017

TORONTO, March 30, 2017:  National organization launches new EarthPLAY program dedicated to putting outdoor play back into childhood.

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Award program for Canada’s local environmental heroes expands to include teachers

TORONTO, December 6, 2016:  Earth Day Canada is launching this year’s Hometown Heroes Award Program and is asking for nominations to help find Canada’s leaders in sustainability.

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Calling all Ecovators! The Staples Superpower your School Contest is Now Accepting Entries

TORONTO, December 1, 2016:  Ten environmentally conscious schools across the country will each earn $25,000 worth of new technology from Staples Canada as part of the retailer’s Superpower your School Contest.

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Call2Recycle and EcoKids Battery Busters declare Spring Cleaning Contest Results

TORONTO, June 15, 2016:  Goals surpassed in the first Canada-wide recycling contest, as schools collect 30,439 kg – the weight of a humpback whale – in used batteries.

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$250,000 Worth of Technology Products Awarded to 10 Environmentally Conscious Schools across Canada:

TORONTO, April 22, 2016:  Staples Canada announced today the winners of the 2016 Superpower Your School Contest. The contest, held in collaboration with Earth Day Canada.

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[from Staples Canada]

 

Earth Day Canada celebrates 25 years with ambitious “crowdplanting” campaign, new Earth Flag, forest-bathing installation and more.

TORONTO, April 4, 2016:  Organization announces action-packed Earth Month agenda, asking Canadians to start #Rooting4Trees and support real action on climate change.

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100 Environmentally Conscious Schools Closer to $25,000 Worth of Technology

TORONTO, March 10, 2016:  Staples Canada today announced the 100 regional finalists for the 2016 Superpower Your School Contest. The contest, held in collaboration with Earth Day Canada, was open to publicly-funded elementary and secondary schools across Canada and ran from December 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016.

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[from Staples Canada]

 

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