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Many Quebecers will spend July 1st moving, and for most people it’s no walk in the park. Stress, exhaustion and a lack of time can sometimes cause us to forget some of our environmental convictions. However, with a bit of planning and foresight, it’s possible to reduce the environmental impact of moving.
Actualité - 29 June 2021 - Tag : Changing the world, Environment
OTTAWA | | TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE — We, a broad and diverse coalition of civil society groups, urge Parliament to move forward with passing an environmental racism law immediately following its summer break. Yesterday, the House of Commons environment committee completed its review of Bill C-230, which mandates the federal...
Actualité - 23 June 2021 - Tag : Changing the world, environmental racism
More than a dozen groups urge all MPs to support Bill C-230 in final House vote this fall
Communiqué - 23 June 2021 - Tag : Changing the world, envrionmental racism
I'm Brenda. You may not recognize me, but we may have spoken on the phone over the past few years. I’m in charge of Équiterre’s dynamic team of ambassadors. Our job is to exchange with the public about environmental issues and to help grow our movement. I’m writing to you today to share a story about the past year and to invite you to join us as a member of...
Actualité - 11 March 2021 - Tag : Changing the world, Members and donors
Record attendance for the 4th edition of our eco-friendly zero waste Change the World Run What an incredible show of support for the environmental and zero waste movement at Équiterre’s Change the World Run this past Saturday. Having had to close registration several days early to avoid going over capacity, more than 1,200 people of all ages joined us on Mount Royal for...
Actualité - 6 May 2019 - Tag : Changing the world, Changing the world run
Summertime is often synonymous with vacations, adventures, sports and social activities, as well as special events and festivals. Here are a few suggestions for how to have an awesome summer while respecting the environment. Eco-Friendly Vacations Many people spend their summer vacation away from home, setting off on adventures across the province or the country. Considering...
Actualité - 13 July 2018 - Tag : Changing the world, ecology, Food, Summer, Transportation, trip
It’s back-to-school time again so we’ve opted for a more gentle approach this month and are reducing and reusing. We’ve put together a list of past Équiterre Action of the Month posts and other relevant content that are related to our main action areas: the environment; sustainable mobility; green energies and the fight against climate change; consumption and...
Actualité - 30 August 2017 - Tag : Changing the world, Media
In 2016, some 265,500 people took part in 574 running events in Quebec. The environmental footprint of these events is significant. Single use plastic water bottles, cheap promotional items such as medals, T shirts and running kits, GHG emissions from event travel and a lack of environmentally sound waste management are just some of the contributing factors. Knowing that we...
Actualité - 15 May 2017 - Tag : Changing the world, Changing the world run, Run
Discover 5 concrete actions you can take to help make the people around you aware of the positive impacts of opting for Fairtrade certified products.
Actualité - 1 May 2017 - Tag : Action of the month, Changing the world
The new year is well under way, but you can still make resolutions and do something meaningful for yourself and the environment. Équiterre encourages you to unplug, literally and figuratively. We don’t want to downplay the importance or advantages of electronic devices, and we’re certainly not suggesting you cut yourself off from the world. But it’s important...