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

How language interns benefit the environment

Over the years, the language students have participated in a myriad of volunteer activities. These include making eco-cleaners, hosting kiosks, promoting recycling door-to-door, writing blog posts, and the list goes on.

For the student, it is an opportunity to learn new vocabulary while doing what are usually new tasks for them. I can absolutely relate to […]

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