We promote openness and respect for cultural and spiritual diversity.
We encourage the pursuit of well-being and inner peace
We recognize the importance of getting to know yourself, take responsibility and improve.
Respecterre clothes are vibrant with positive energy because they are created and made with love, in order to provide a healthy alternative and sustainable future for generations to come.
-All employees of the company are invited to participate in monthly or quarterly meetings during which they may participate in important company decisions.
-The following locations are situated on the site, less than a kilometer from the company:
-primary and secondary school;
-dining room where organic lunch is served;
-sports and outdoor facilities.
-Work schedules are flexible
-We encourage sport and outdoors activities:
-Employees can decide to organize a period of team sport or simply take time each day to explore the trails.
-The anniversary of each employee is underlined.
-We run a quality time for all the team late Friday afternoon.
-We share our facilities and our equipment with members of the ecovillage.
-We encourage participation in collective chores to contribute to the seasonal tasks of the ecovillage.
-We do training with students who complete their schooling.
-We have access to the services of osteopathy, physical therapy, massage and Bowen technique.
-When choosing a Respecterre garment , you encourage a Canadian initiative, an alternative lifestyle, which brings hope for the future.
In 1998, the UN described the ecovillage as a best practice for a sustainable lifestyle.
We invite you to visit us:
-Respecterre is an S.E.N.C. (General Partnership) Workers are associated in a legal form in which transparency is the rule.
-The company is part of an ecovillage, Cité Écologique, founded in 1984.
-By its local production chain, including all suppliers and employees Respecterre stimulates jobs in the region.
-All Respecterre products encourage local economy, with its eco-friendly and ethical chain.
-We regularly add a little surprise, a regional product, with each delivery. This wink is to remember the love of nature and his generosity!
The 4 components of sustainable development
Our ecovillage, Cité Écologique, settled in Quebec since 1984. After 30 years, we demonstrate that it is possible to live together, all backgrounds and all ages, in the respect of everyone and respect for the earth.
Here's how Respecterre puts into practice the four dimensions of sustainable development, as described by GEN
-Composting , recycling, recovery are practiced daily
-Establishment of a system for managing the different ways of disposing of waste.
-Using the raw material a 100% including management of reusable scrap and waste recovery
-Organic fair-trade coffee, organic breakfast in the morning and organic snack in the afternoon. Every day!
-Any stationery and materials used for packaging are 100% post-consumer recycled
-System of sharing and carpooling for everybody.
-Proximity: workers live less than 1 km from the workshop. The school, daycare, dining room for dinner : everything is done on foot in a beautiful setting!
The Respecterre logo gives you the assurance that your product complies as much as possible the following criteria:
-Cut in an eco-friendly fabric (chosen for its low carbon footprint)
-Dyed according to OEKO TEX-100 ecological process
Safe for health and perfect for sensitive skin.
-Designed and crafted in Quebec under ideal conditions for workers.
-Clothes are carrying positive energies, due to the exceptional conditions surrounding their creation and confection.
Respecterre garments are entirely created and made in Quebec, in respect of the environment.
Respecterre is safe for health and harmless for fragile skins due to its eco-friendly fabrics and ecological dying process.
The enterprise was born in the ecovillage La Cite Ecologique, which is working hard, since 1984. Three generations are now cooperating, hand in hand, to implement the idea that a better world is possible. Join us by wearing proudly your Respecterre eco-responsible clothing.