3008, 2017

Anti-Ragweed Campaign: Show Us What You’ve Got!

With the start of summer invariably comes a well-known pest: ragweed, which wreaks havoc for the many seasonal allergy sufferers across our borough and city. Did you know that an estimated 10% of Québec’s population suffers from seasonal ragweed allergies? 

What you should know: Pollen is the element of the […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
3008, 2017

Green Patroller 2017

When I was offered the job to be a green patroller I was instantly excited and hopeful to have a summer job that is directly related to my field. I am in my last year at Concordia studying environmental sciences therefore to have a paid internship with Eco-quartier is very beneficial to me. As well, […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Composting, Recycling|0 Comments
3008, 2017

Who are the Green patrol?

You may have seen two girls dressed in green shirts and hats walking around your neighbourhood. We are the Patrouille Verte and we are environmental patrollers who are responsible in teaching and promoting environmental awareness  around your borough! For example, we have been doing food waste surveys to ask whether you have been participating in […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Urban Wildlife, Water|0 Comments
3008, 2017

Protecting our water!

During the month of May I was a blue patroller for the borough of Côte-des-Neiges and Notre-dame-de-grace. Throughout this experience, combined with gained knowledge from my university classes, I have learned how important water conservation has become and how extremely lucky we are in Quebec. Living off the fleuve St-Laurent; Montreal is one of the […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Water|0 Comments
3008, 2017

Progressive Waste Solutions

Taking the yellow bus up to the Landfill in Lachenaie, I was freeing up my iPhone storage to take photos of the devastating area that has been submerged in Montreal’s garbage. The title of the dump entails all aspects of it facilities: Progressive waste solutions. Lachenaie’s landfill locks the non-hazardous waste in clay like vaults […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Composting|0 Comments
3008, 2017

Our 2017 camp animator, Kira!

Hello! My name is Kira and I am the camp animator at the NDG Éco-quartier this summer. I am offering short workshops and activities aimed at raising awareness of environmental problems and their solutions, in the form of fun camp activities like running games, relay races, treasure hunts, trivia games, music, theatre, crafts, and outings. […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
2808, 2017

Business recycling surveys

Hello! My name is Kira and I am the Éco-quartier NDG’s business surveyor this summer. I am visiting all of the restaurants, businesses, and services in the NDG and Loyola districts to do short surveys on their recycling habits. My main goal is to find out whether commercial establishments are using the recycling pick-up service […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Recycling|0 Comments
2808, 2017

Green Patroller 2017

When I was offered the job to be a green patroller I was instantly excited and hopeful to have a summer job that is directly related to my field. I am in my last year at Concordia studying environmental sciences therefore to have a paid internship with Eco-quartier is very beneficial to me. As well […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Composting|0 Comments
2808, 2017

Adopt a tree this fall!

Make the best of A Tree For My Neighborhood fall edition

Starting on August 28th, Montrealers looking to buy a tree will be spoiled with choice thanks to the fall campaign of ‘A Tree for My Neighborhood’ program. For as little as $25 (regular) and $35 (fruit), citizens of Montreal can contribute to greening and beautifying […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
1308, 2017

Going on vacation safely, with peace of mind

Travel with peace of mind and leave your worries behind. What a nice way to spend your vacation! Here are a few tips from Tandem CDN/NDG, Montreal’s support program for citizen action in urban security, to help you relax and enjoy your few days or weeks of rest. These basic […]

By |August 13th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
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