Monthly Archives: November 2018

2311, 2018

Montclair Residence gets new flower boxes

This summer, when planning the annual flower distribution, I was chatting with Maria, one of the activities coordinator at the Montclair Seniors’ Residence. She works hard to make the outside space inviting so that the seniors will want to go and sit outside, despite having no dedicated garden budget. Other people have noticed Maria’s hard […]

By |November 23rd, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
1111, 2018

Reusing old school supplies

The main purpose of the Eco-quartier NDG’s initiative “Collection and reuse of old school supplies” is to reduce waste by diverting old school supplies that would have otherwise been throw away, and giving them to underprivileged families in NDG. It’s an excellent opportunity to initiate the youth/students to the 3RV principle (source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling […]

By |November 11th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
211, 2018

‘compostable plastic’ not included in the food waste collection yet

All types of plastic are recyclable on the Island of Montreal, except for plastic number 6 (PET). There are currently 7 plastic categories, and each is labeled inside the triangle on plastics (if you don’t find a number on the plastic, it is plastic #6). The plastics industry is trying to respond to customer demand […]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|1 Comment