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Ecopreneurs Success Stories:

Canadian entrepreneurs in different sectors are succeeding in growing businesses that build a cleaner economy.


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Fish formula

Quebec City firm XpertSea is using AI to boost efficiency across aquaculture

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Fabricating metals the carbon neutral way

Ontario metal fabrication plant virtually eliminated greenhouse gas emissions

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Vertical farming grows in Nova Scotia

Bedford's TruLeaf leads sustainable agriculture with vertical farming

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Saving electricity while saving on monthly bills

New Brunswick company ensures air-source heat pump works, even in winter

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A department store powered by geothermal and solar

La Maison Simons is converting their stores across Canada to net-zero

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Storing carbon in the ground in Alberta

Oil sands project captures and stores one million tonnes of CO2 annually

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Cutting water and emissions from deep oil recovery

Calgary technology helping oil and gas in its quest for "cleanest barrel"

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All-natural, sustainable ingredients on your plate

Peterborough's Noblegen capitalizing market for healthy, sustainable food

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Electric school busses for kids

Saint-Jérôme's Lion Electric provides a cleaner ride to school

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An iconic Canadian airplane goes electric

BC’s Harbour Air is set on becoming the world’s first all-electric airline

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Trash into treasure: new value in old plastics

This Ontario start-up upcycles your waste into value-added materials

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Measure for measure

GHGSat offers a more accurate way of measuring emissions – from space

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Greener production of plastics

Lethbridge company is busy cleaning up the manufacturing of plastic

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The farmer’s almanac meets big data

Prairie-based company boosts productivity and reduces environmental impact

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Cricket ticket

Three Ontario brothers are quietly building an insect protein empire

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The start of a new aluminum era

World’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process developing in Quebec

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Home sweet home: saving energy and costs in houses

Toronto's Ecobee: one of the most popular brands in smart home thermostats

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Building Canada’s first geothermal power plant

A Saskatchewan town built on coal is ready for a clean energy future

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Taking an all-electric ferry ride

British Columbia company now a world leader in marine battery technology

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Storing carbon in concrete

Nova Scotia company increases concrete’s strength while cutting emissions

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The sky is the limit: capturing carbon from air

The Canadian technology that is turning airborne CO2 into vehicle fuels

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An electric gold mine

Northern Ontario will soon be home to the continent’s first all-electric mine

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Cleaning up industrial water

BC company helps industry's footprint with heavy-duty water purification