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Lunch & Learn Akil

Meet Akil Mesiwala, the Founder of The Box of Life!

Akil is an immigrant to Canada and founded The Box of Life out of his passionate nature and the environment. His company also offers additional services such as workshops on composting, building wooden worm farms, and selling composting earthworms and compost.


The Box Of Life is a social enterprise in Ottawa that designs beautiful composting systems and teaches people how to turn their food waste into soil that can be used to feed our plants and trees and beautify our neighbourhoods.

Learn more about The Box of Life at www.theboxoflife.com and IG @the.box.of.life

Check out our latest Lunch & Learn session to hearing Akil’s inspiring lessons he has to share from his entrepreneurial journey in Canada.