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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

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

Feed the Earth!

Wandering in the quiet streets of NDG, I witnessed the start of a new project in the neighbourhood — the Food Waste Collection.

The organization taking care of this is Éco-quartier NDG (in partnership with the CDN-NDG borough) and during the last few weeks they distributed 8116 compost bins to houses, […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Composting, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

We are looking for Perennials!

The Éco-Quartier NDG is looking to beautify the space in front of low-cost housing apartments in NDG.

In order to beautify the neighbourhood, we are asking for the collaboration of residents.

We are looking for Perennials.
Will you be dividing your garden soon?

You can have two positive influences by giving to non-profit organisation and by beautifying our environment
Call […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Beautification & gardening|0 Comments

Earth Day conversation

Earth Day conversation:

On Friday, April 22nd, Eco-quartier NDG, in partnership with Transition NDG, hosted a lively discussion: What to do about waste?

Participants shared their tips for helping to save the environment, many of which were innovative. We talked about composting, soap replacements & alternatives, fixing things, reusing a variety of items and so much more.

One […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Beautification & gardening, Energy Efficiency, Water|0 Comments

Randall community clean-up!

Volunteers wanted! Help clean-up our Neighbourhood and make it beautiful!

Randall community clean-up (and a little bit of West Hill too), between Somerled and Cote St Luc.

Saturday, June 4th from 10am-12pm.

Community clean-up on Walkley street (and a little bit of Fielding too).

Saturday, June 4th from 1-4pm. We’ll meet at the Walkley Center (6650 CSL) at 1pm.

Come […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Beautification & gardening|0 Comments

A tree for my borough 2016!

A tree for my borough :

Buds on trees are a sure sign its spring, it always seems so optimistic to me! This year, NDGers have at least 80 more trees in the neighborhood thanks to last year’s A tree for my borough program. Good news, the program is back for 2016! Home-owners, businesses and institutions can take […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Beautification & gardening|0 Comments

JOB OFFER!

Composting & Gardening Coordinator

JOB OFFER!
Composting & Gardening Coordinator

The composting agent is responsible for promoting the upcoming food waste collection in the Loyola district in NDG. Through door-to-door visits, the agent will explain the new collection, and answer any questions residents have about the biomethanization process. This will also include the planning and execution of 2 […]

By |May 12th, 2016|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments

Job offer!

POSITION: Environmental Awareness (Green) Patroler

The project involves raising citizen’s awareness about environmental issues, such as sustainable water management (water conservation and storm-water management), the importance of urban forest (emerald ash borer, tree canopy, urban heat island effect) and responsible waste management. The patrollers will take part in the Patrouille verte (June 1 to August 1). […]

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