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Une école primaire réalise un exploit

November 2019

Québec elementary school has a big win

Saint-Hugues – Saint-Marcel Elementary School, located in the Regional County Municipality of Maskoutains, certainly merits high praise for its outstanding environmental practices.

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Consignaction s'associe à Occupation Double

October 2019

Consignaction partners with the popular TV show, Occupation Double

For the second year in a row, Consignaction is partnering with the program Occupation Double Afrique du Sud presented on channel V. Fans of this popular reality TV show will surely have noted the presence of the Consignaction box in the participants’ house, in addition to seeing our messages during the ad breaks.

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Consignaction - Boîte de Consigne

October 2019

Thousands of companies answer the call of Consignaction

In September 2019, Consignaction launched an advertising campaign to incite companies to install deposit boxes for returnable containers at workplaces. The response was enthusiastic and some 15,000 new deposit boxes were delivered.

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Consignaction - Piknic Électronik

July 2019

Youth, the Piknic Electronik and consignment

Consignaction is taking part in the major electronic music festival right throughout the summer season. The goal? To heighten young people’s awareness of the importance of returning their refundable containers to the dépanneur or grocery store.

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Olivier Primeau et Consignaction

Juin 2019

Des vedettes des réseaux sociaux appuient la consigne

La question de la protection de l’environnement est sur toutes les lèvres, particulièrement chez les jeunes que l’on voie se mobiliser partout en Occident pour promouvoir les comportements verts.  Quatre personnalités québécoises et appréciées des jeunes ont décidé d’appuyer la consigne à leur manière, notamment  en publiant des « stories »  sur le réseau Instagram pour encourager leurs fans à rapporter leurs contenants consignés à l’épicerie ou au dépanneur.

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La consigne, c'est sûr

Juin 2019

La consigne, c’est sûr ?

Consignaction lance ce printemps une campagne médiatique pour sensibiliser la population à l’efficacité de la consigne. La campagne vise à rassurer les Québécois sur ce mode de récupération qui permet le recyclage à 100 % des bouteilles et des canettes consignées.

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Jour de la terre Consignaction

April 2019

April 22: Earth Day is coming

Over the years, Earth Day has become the largest participatory environmental movement on the planet. In Québec, we have been celebrating it since 1995. On Earth Day, all sorts of different activities are organized to heighten awareness and encourage the population to make individual contributions by cycling or taking public transport whenever possible, recycling carefully, being a wiser consumer, etc. so as to leave the smallest possible ecological footprint behind.

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Le Kombucha est consigné

Mars 2019

Qu’on se le dise : le
Kombucha aussi est consigné

La consommation de Kombucha gagne en popularité au Québec, mais malheureusement, plusieurs consommateurs ignorent que cette boisson est consignée. Résultat : des milliers de bouteilles Kombucha ne sont pas récupérées par le système de consigne et ne sont pas recyclées.

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Les scouts recueillent des fonds grâce à la consigne

May 2018

Laval Scouts collect funds thanks to consignment

Laval, Saturday May 12, 2018 – A group of 50 scouts from Laval organized a collection of refundable containers with the aim of financing their annual activities. All day long, young scouts from the 205th Saint-Elzéar Troop spread out in the Vimont district of Laval, collecting precious cans and bottles that citizens had thoughtfully placed outside their doors.

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Campagne Consignaction Mai 2018

Mai 2018

Nouvelle campagne
publicitaire

Pour encourager les consommateurs à rapporter leurs contenants consignés chez le marchand, Consignaction a lancé sa nouvelle offensive publicitaire à la télévision, à la radio et dans les médias sociaux.

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Tournée Consignaction Jé & Lou

April 2018

Fun educational tour for elementary school students

This spring, Consignaction will undertake a tour of elementary schools in Québec to encourage young students to adopt good recycling habits. This operation is part of a wider awareness program set up by the organization CBR (Communauté du ballon rond), based on four key values it wishes to transmit to youth: nutrition, physical activity, cultural diversity and environment.

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Consignaction - Boîte de Consigne

March 2018

Consignaction offers online pickups

Good news, Consignaction is getting more and more requests for pickups from companies and organizations!! Thank to our new online form, it’s easier than ever to request a pickup for your deposit boxes!

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Contenants Consignés dans le monde

January 2018

1.5 billion refundable containers recovered in 2017

In 2017, Quebecers returned nearly 1.5 billion containers, up from the previous year. Year after year, about 1.9 billion returnable containers of aluminum, glass and plastic are sold on retailers’ shelves. The recovery rate for containers recorded in Quebec is estimated at about 78%.

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Consignation parle aux étudiants des cégeps et des universités

December 2017

Consignaction talks to Cegep and university students

Less than a third of refundable glass containers are currently returned to the deposit-refund system in Quebec, which is why Consignaction has conducted an awareness campaign with CEGEP and university students.

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