1609, 2015

HALLOWEEN COSTUME Creation

Halloween enthusiasts! Come to the Walkley Center to create your own costume out of recycled materials. Éco-quartier NDG staff & volunteers will be on hand to help you create your costume!

23554ffdf6c54e7c38f272b326fadd94Saturday, October 17th, 1-4pm at the Walkley Center (6650 Cote-St.Luc)

By |September 16th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
1209, 2015

The Tree for my Borough campaign has been extended!

You can order your tree until October 2nd at www.eco-quartiers.org. Residents will be invited to collect their trees between October 13th and 16th.

Please note that the trees ordered during this period may not have leaves upon delivery. Rest assured that that does not hamper the tree’s chances of survival. Quite the opposite actually, as the […]

By |September 12th, 2015|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News, Urban Wildlife|0 Comments
1009, 2015

Montreal’s new recycling bin

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Equipped with an air-tight lid, the 67-litre bin is a tool that helps increase the quantity of waste recycled while improving the cleanliness of public property. The new Montréal bins therefore replace the lidless bins previously used. It is, however, strongly recommended that […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
809, 2015

Free compost!

Free Compost ! Saturday, October 10th in Park NDG (from 10am-noon)
Looking for the ideCompost_Dirt_600-600x350al way to add nutrients to your garden or houseplants?Forget synthetic products, compost (or humus) is the answer!
The city has transformed it’s green waste into fantastic compost over the course of the […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
809, 2015

A tree for my borough

Even though the published deadline for ordering trees was September 4th, the REQ has decided to leave registration open this weekend (September 5-7th). Please order your tree at www.eco-quartiers.org . Please order your tree at www.eco-quartiers.org
You may have already heard that the Ash trees in North America are under attack from a foreign insect: the […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News, Urban Wildlife|0 Comments
809, 2015

Recycling bin checks

While out doing our weekly recyclable garbage checks we noticed that many people are placing items that are not a part of the province’s recycling program in their recycling bins.

Common things that we found in the recycling bins that do not belong there include paper towels, tissues, and dirty boxes. Pizza boxes that have had […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
309, 2015

Eco-Friendly tips

When moving:

• Wrap dishes in towels instead of newspaper bulbe

• Ask the SAQ for leftover boxes instead of buying them

•Use eco-friendly paint on your walls

•Clean walls with eco-friendly products or water before painting

•Rent a truck rather than doing several trips with a small car

• When […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

How Intergenerational Gardening Makes a Difference

In 2012, Éco-quartier NDG launched the Intergenerational Gardening program. The goal of the program is to pair up senior gardeners who have mobility or health problems with youth volunteers interested in learning more about gardening. In essence, the youth volunteer trades his or her labour in exchange for some ‘how-to’ garden mentoring from the senior. […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
309, 2015

Recycling bin checks

While out doing our weekly recyclable garbage checks we noticed that many people are placing items that are not a part of the province’s recycling program in their recycling bins.

Common things that we found in the recycling bins that do not belong there include paper towels, tissues, and dirty boxes. Pizza boxes that have had […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

3RV

By focusing the hierarchy of the three R’s (The Reduce, The Reuse, The Recycling, The Recovery and even Elimination), we rethink on how to consume.

Reduce: The first and most important step is the REDUCTION of residual materials at the source. We all need to review our consumer habits and make better choices when buying so […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
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