Have an efficient and green moving day with Walmart Canada

    
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LAVAL, QC, June 28 /CNW/ - Let the moving day adventure begin. Walmart Canada is helping Quebec families with this exciting endeavour that is anything but simple. With its vast selection of products at great prices, a stop at Walmart makes moving day easier and saves money.

Moving? Make it efficient and green

Walmart can help you make a real difference for your family and for the planet. "Through our Achat-Québec program and our commitment to sustainability, we are proud to offer locally sourced green products," says Chantal Glenisson, Senior Vice President, Walmart Eastern Canada. "We also know there is never enough time when it comes to moving day so we are making sure our customers can find everything they need for their move under one roof, at unbeatable prices."

In keeping with its global goal to sell products that are environmentally sustainable and socially responsible, Walmart is encouraging Quebeckers to choose green products to clean your new home or leave your old one in spotless condition for the new tenants.

Local sustainable cleaning products:

    
    -  BioVert cleaning products (Prolav soaps)
    -  ATTITUDE(R) cleaning products (Bio Spectra, Achat-Québec supplier of
       the month, April, 2010)
    -  Cascades Enviro(R) products (Cascades)
    -  Hertel biodegradable cleaning products
    -  La Parisienne biodegradable laundry detergent

    One-Stop-Shopping

    Walmart offers everything you need to make moving day a breeze. From boxes
and paint, to furniture and appliances, you'll find everything under one roof.
To help you move and create your new home without spending a fortune, Walmart
offers:
    -  recycled and recyclable cardboard boxes
    -  Scotch A22 tape for taping up boxes
    -  CIL Platinum Paint (VOC-free)
    -  Clermont ecological carpeting
    -  Mainstays towels (made in Canada), available in a rainbow of colours
    -  ENERGY STAR Appliances

    For more moving day information from Walmart Canada visit:
    http://www.walmart.ca/wms/microsite/moving/index.jsp?lang=en.

    And now, time to celebrate...

    Once you're done, it's time to celebrate your successful move! At Walmart,
you'll find everything you need to host a house-warming party with your
friends and new neighbours: food, decorative items, dishes-and much more.
    -  Bare from Solo plates and cups made from renewable or recyclable
       materials
    -  Better Homes and Gardens tableware
    -  Uniflame portable barbecue
    

About Achat-Québec

Since arriving in Canada in 1994, Walmart has done business with Quebec suppliers. Walmart created the Achat-Québec program to promote the purchase of products from Quebec and to support Quebec suppliers. Walmart purchases close to $2 billion annually in goods and services from Quebec-based suppliers.

About Walmart Canada

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Walmart Canada operates 319 retail outlets nationwide and serves more than one million customers daily. The company's vision is to demonstrate environmental leadership by reducing the ecological impact of its operations through company-wide programs focused on waste, energy and products, as well as outreach programs that preserve and enhance local environments. Walmart's global goal is to generate zero waste, to be powered 100 percent by renewable energy, and to sell products that sustain people and the environment. Walmart Canada's corporate culture was recently ranked among the 10 most admired corporate cultures in Canada by Waterstone Human Capital Inc.

SOURCE Walmart Canada

For further information: For further information: Alex Roberton, 514-347-4923, alex.roberton@wal-mart.com


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