RESOURCES

Financing & Rebates

Vancity Envirofund 

Why we like it: This fund is available to organizations in the community who are creating programs and projects that support lighter living initiatives.

 

Eco Canada 

Why we like it: This program provides employers with wage subsidy’s while offering training programs to environmental employees to upgrade their skills and increase their knowledge.

Green Products

JUSU Cleaning Products

What we like about it: These plant-based cleaning products are handmade in Victoria

 

Sugar Sheet Paper
What we like about it: This low carbon product is created using sugar cane residue 

 

EcoChit Receipt Paper

What we like about it: This high-quality, sustainably sourced, receipt paper is 100% free of BPA & BPS

 

The Soap Exchange

What we like about it: zero waste...

Eco Ware Group Compostable Take-Out Containers

What we like about it: sugarcane, fibre based containers

Cascades Paper?

What we like about it: 100% Recycled paper products

Recycling and Upycling

Ergo Eco Solutions

Why we like it: They collect waste cooking oil from local restaurants to produce bio diesel 

 

ChopValue 

Why we like it: This local company diverts used chopsticks from the landfill and upcycles them into homeware and decor

 

ReFUSE

Why we like it: This Victoria service offers waste recovery for residential and commercial properties, including compost and hard to recycle items. 
 

Demmx Centre

Why we like it: This deconstruction centre in Coombs has over 50,000 square feet of  reclaimed building materials, perfect for your next renovation!

 

SUPPLY Victoria for old office supplies

Why we like it: cc

Terracycle

Why we like it: cc

Green Circle Salons

Why we like it: cc

Education

PNW Circular Cities 

Why we like it: This Circular Economy Club brings cities from around the globe together to share, educate, and network.

 

Compost Ed Centre

Why we like it: This local non-profit provides composting and ecological education through a variety of platforms to youth and adults in the CRD and Greater Victoria. 

 

Surfrider 

Why we like it: Fighting to protect our oceans, they host frequent beach cleans across the South Island.

 

Indigenous Perspectives Society* (cultural training)

Why we like it: F

Synergy Foundation

Why we like it: F

services

HoneyBee Cleaning

Why we like it: This residential and commercial cleaning service uses chemical free, environmentally friendly products to protect you and the planet.

 

Victoria Transmission (see awesome green section on their website) www.victrans.com  

Why we like it: They offer a variety of Green Automotive services including oil-changes using the most environmentally sensitive oils and fluids available and they have an extensive recycling program.

 

Bullfrog Power

Why we like it: Power your home or workplace with renewable electricity and green natural gas and support green energy projects across Canada.

Nulla Cup for restaurants? 

Why we like it: P

Offsetters

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