To celebrate Earth Day 2011, we are dedicating a collection of sustainable products from our Home, Gifts, and Fashion collection to raise funds for Evergreen, a Canadian charity whose objective is to make cities more liveable. In the month of April, 25% of proceeds from each sale of products from this collection will go towards supporting Evergreen’s endeavours in greening communities.
The health of Canada’s cities depends on our ability to maintain green spaces that provide a natural environment for our mind and body within the reality of on-going urban development. Through their collaborative approach and extensive team of ecologists, environmental educators, urban planners, social workers, community animators and food gardening specialists, Evergreen is working towards conserving, regenerating and sustaining nature in urban environments.
Evergreen Common Grounds is a national service that preserve natural and cultural landscapes, restore degraded environments, and protect spaces for open recreation, education and enjoyment for all Canadians. Through their various programs, they are working with municipalities, local communities, social service agencies, and project volunteers in planning and creating urban greening projects in their own neighbourhoods. Evergreen’s programs include:
• Greening restoration and stewardship program
• Community development program
• Green space planning and professional services
• Corporate involvement and volunteerism
• Partnerships with regional community groups, landowners, foundations, municipal governments, local land trusts, non-governmental organizations and corporations
This April, purchase a sustainable product from our Earth Day collection and we’ll contribute 25% of retail price to Evergreen. Help us help Evergreen’s endeavours in improving the health of Canada’s cities.