Eco-Cleaning

Products used to clean floors, carpets, bathrooms, and other building elements often contain harmful chemicals that can have serious human health effects and contaminate water supplies, fish and wildlife if they are poured down drains, circulated through ventilation systems, or disposed of outdoors. Environmental damage can also occur during the development, manufacture, and transport of […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Cleanliness, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

Eco-quartier NDG 2018 summer jobs

Éco-quartier NDG was lucky to receive funding for summer students from Service Canada. These jobs are aimed at students and have specific funding requirements:

Requirements:
• study in a field related to the environment, political science, communications, socio-
cultural animation, or in any field deemed relevant;
• be between the ages of 17 and 30 (INCLUSIVELY) at the time […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

Corvée de nettoyage Walkley-Fielding 2018

Venez avec votre esprit «ménage de printemps!»
Nous fournissons les gants, les outils et des t-shirts.

Point de rencontre : Centre Walkley (6650 Chemin de la Côte-St-Luc) à 13h
Aidez-nous à nettoyer le voisinage!
Annulée en cas de pluie.

By |May 9th, 2018|Cleanliness, Volunteering|0 Comments

Flower and compost distribution

Flower and compost distribution: May 26th 2018, 9:00 AM

Note : A proof of residency is required (driver’s licence, phone bill, etc.)

Also,don’t forget to bring your own container. 30L max per address.

By |May 9th, 2018|Beautification & gardening, Composting|0 Comments

FORMAL FRIPERIE: NOTRE PROM DE GRÂCE

For the last couple of years, I have wanted to work on an ecological graduation plan, but I never seemed to find the time to organize all the various activities that I wanted to do. Mea culpa!
This year, Sharon Sweeney of the NDG community council beat me to it, by organizing a prom-dress and suit […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Recycling|0 Comments

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION 2018

The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Sunday May 27th, 2018, at cour de voirie municipale, 2140, avenue Madison, angle Saint-Jacques.

Accepted materials for HHW collection include:

– CFL bulbs;
– Leftover latex or alkyd paint;
– Used motor oils;
– AAA to D alkaline batteries;
– Automotive batteries;
– Cleaning products, acid or basic;
– Solvents, including turpentine and Varsol;
– Pesticides;
– Chlorine for swimming pools, other oxidants;
– […]

By |April 19th, 2018|Cleanliness, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments

New Hampshire students came to Montreal!

New Hampshire students are coming to Montreal!

For the 6th year in a row, the Eco-quartier NDG will have the pleasure of hosting a dozen high school students from New Hampshire. The students (ranging in age from 14 to 16 years old) chose to come to NDG during their March break (March 6th to […]

By |March 25th, 2018|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

World Water Day : march 22

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It’s a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 1993, the United Nations General […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2018: Saturday, March 24th from 8:30-9:30pm
Since 2007, millions of people across the world have turned off their lights for one symbolic hour on the last Saturday in March- Earth Hour. This massive collective effort reduced the world’s energy consumption for one hour, and showed us that in working together, we […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

Ecological Questions: fridge magnets

Would you like a fridge magnet to remind you where to look on-line for answers to your ecological questions? Would you like a sticker that reminds you what is and is not recyclable? Either one would be a handy reminder to stick on your fridge. Both are available free at your Eco-quartier NDG.

By |March 7th, 2018|Composting, Recycling|0 Comments
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