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On february 11th, Renaissance highlighted the generosity of Laval's citizens who diverted 2,872,310 pounds of clothing and other household goods from landfills in the fall of 2019 by donating to Renaissance.

Éric St-Arnaud, Renaissance's General Manager presented to Sandra El-Helou, Laval's city councilor of Souvenir-Labelle district, a Renaissance challenge trophy. The event took place at Renaissance store located at 965 Curé-Labelle boulevard.  

"Thank you and congratulations to all the Laval citizens" wishes to express Éric St-Arnaud. "Thanks to your donations, you are doing something for the environment, but also for your community".

 

"It is with great pride that I accept this trophy on behalf of all our generous citizens" declared Mrs. El-Helou.


"Nowadays, it is fundamental to encourage all the initiatives that encourages circular economy and the revalorization of our goods. I am very happy to see that Laval citizens adhere to these principles and recognize the relevance and excellence of the Renaissance organization."

 

The Renaissance challenge trophy rewards the largest number of donations collected in the greater Montreal area. The city of Laval stood out is this friendly competition, which took place from September 29th to October 26th 2019, with a total of 10 495 tons of donations. These donations were received throughout Renaissance's 8 donation centres on the Laval territory.

 

What is the Renaissance challenge? 

The Renaissance Challenge is a friendly competition inviting the population of 26 cities and boroughs of the Greater Montreal to drop their donations of clothing and reusable objects to Renaissance Donation Centers in their neighborhood. This annual competition has two editions; one in the spring and the other in the fall, each one spread over four consecutive weeks. Three prizes are awarded for each edition: the largest number of donations collected, the largest number of donations collected per 1,000 inhabitants and the largest increase in donations collected compared to the previous edition

Three prizes are awarded!

Three prizes are awarded for each edition: the largest number of donations collected, the largest number of donations collected per 1,000 inhabitants and the largest increase in donations collected compared to the previous edition.