IGA Eco Fund: ten million times thanks

IGA dealer owners in Estrie have contributed more than $ 365,000 over the past ten years to the IGA Eco Funds. This money was used to invest in various environmental projects affecting the Estrie population.

TheThe IGA dealer owners from Estrie were all summoned to the Sherbrooke City Hall to receive commemorative plaques commemorating their involvement in the activities of the IGA Eco Funds. It was an initiative of the Earth Day association that has been managing the IGA Eco Funds since 2008. It was Pierre Lussier, Director of Earth Day and the Eco IGA Fund, who spoke first. in front of the owners of IGAs in the region. “We are doing a tour of the IGA owners to thank them ten million times, since this is the amount they have invested for ten years in the IGA Eco Fund,” he said at the beginning of the conference. These funds are donated to the various communities, with the aim of investing in eco-responsible projects. The sum of more than $ 365,000, to which the Estrie-owned merchants contributed, among other things, to the setting up of an industrial composting facility at the Université de Sherbrooke. This amount also allowed the distribution of more than 4,600 items including rain barrels and composters at a reduced price. The sum is also used for the waste management optimization program, which aims to achieve a recovery rate of 90% of these materials in IGA supermarkets.

“This is at the heart of our vision to reduce the ecological impact of IGA supermarkets, and to give back to the community so that it can do the same,” concluded Pierre Lussier in his speech. setting up an industrial composting facility at the Université de Sherbrooke. This amount also allowed the distribution of more than 4,600 items including rain barrels and composters at a reduced price. The sum is also used for the waste management optimization program, which aims to achieve a recovery rate of 90% of these materials in IGA supermarkets. “This is at the heart of our vision to reduce the ecological impact of IGA supermarkets, and to give back to the community so that it can do the same,” concluded Pierre Lussier in his speech. setting up an industrial composting facility at the Université de Sherbrooke. This amount also allowed the distribution of more than 4,600 items including rain barrels and composters at a reduced price. The sum is also used for the waste management optimization program, which aims to achieve a recovery rate of 90% of these materials in IGA supermarkets.

“This is at the heart of our vision to reduce the ecological impact of IGA supermarkets, and to give back to the community so that it can do the same,” concluded Pierre Lussier in his speech. The sum is also used for the waste management optimization program, which aims to achieve a recovery rate of 90% of these materials in IGA supermarkets. “This is at the heart of our vision to reduce the ecological impact of IGA supermarkets, and to give back to the community so that it can do the same,” concluded Pierre Lussier in his speech. The sum is also used for the waste management optimization program, which aims to achieve a recovery rate of 90% of these materials in IGA supermarkets. “This is at the heart of our vision to reduce the ecological impact of IGA supermarkets, and to give back to the community so that it can do the same,” concluded Pierre Lussier in his speech.

The Mayor of Sherbrooke, Steve Lussier, took the floor to thank the owners present to get involved in the community. “I join my voice with the team of Earth Day, to underline your commitment to make Sherbrooke an even greener city,” he said. He also took the opportunity to reaffirm his vision and that of his team regarding the importance attributed to the environment. “We are working hard to achieve our environmental goals. We need the population and we need people like you, “concluded the Mayor of Sherbrooke.

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