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With a psychology degree and international cooperation certificate under her belt, Christina Popescu wanted to further explore her interests. She first became interested in the environment as a teenager, collecting newspaper clippings on global warming and pollution. After starting a master’s in political science and keen to get directly involved in an area close to her...
Actualité - 15 juin 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Volunteers
Drop by Équiterre’s offices on a Thursday morning and you’re sure to bump into Denise. She’s well into her sixties and always scouring the Web for the latest environmental news. Denise has been a press review volunteer for not one, not two, not three, but eight years! “Doing the press review keeps me up to date with what’s happening with the...
Volunteering is in our DNA. Committed, dedicated volunteers have always been involved in Équiterre projects, giving their time and helping us fulfill our mission. Few projects have not benefited from their invaluable support. What would we do without them? Interns, action group members and general volunteers perform various tasks: staffing booths, doing research, handling...
Actualité - 15 avril 2015 - Tag : 2015, Changing the world, Give time, Volunteer week
Canada is one of the biggest consumers of energy per capita in the world. Winter is no excuse. Northern European countries like Denmark use 250% less electricity than we do. According to Hydro-Québec, heating accounts for 54% of our hydro bills, followed by:
Actualité - 15 novembre 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Energy efficiency, One step at a time
Join us in Quebec City on Tuesday, November 11 for a benefit cocktail. It is great an opportunity for you to: show your support for sustainable development to network with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability to learn more about Equiterre We are pleased to welcome Mr. Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and...
Join us in Montreal on Wednesday, October 8 for a benefit cocktail. It is great an opportunity for you to: show your support for sustainable development to network with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability to learn more about Equiterre We are pleased to welcome Mr. Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and...
New this year: a silent auction and test drives of electric cars.
If there is one month where fresh fruits and vegetables abound in Quebec, it is September! This is a great time of year to try your hand at buying local produce. Once you get started, you won't want to stop. It just may become a year-long habit.
Actualité - 29 août 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Eat local, One step at a time
Are shin guards, hockey helmets and other old, unused sporting goods cluttering your closets?
Actualité - 13 août 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Swap
Chances are that if you've followed the news this summer, you've heard about neonics, AKA bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides have been banned temporarily for some uses in Europe, but are still widely used in Canada for agricultural purposes, especially on corn. Did you know that neonics can also be found in products intended for use on your lawn, in particular to treat...
Actualité - 30 juillet 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Neonicotinoid, One step at a time
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