2910, 2019

Getting Energy From Compost? Breaking Down Biomethanation in Montreal

Brown bins have become a fixture in NDG, and thanks to residential support, we are now able to divert tons of organic waste away from landfills. While we know that composting is good for the environment, it’s not always exactly clear what happens to your kitchen scraps once your brown bin has been picked up.

Montreal’s […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Composting, Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments
2210, 2019

Save a tree!

In NDG, we love our trees. Why wouldn’t we? They are living organisms that provide us with oxygen to breathe, filter and clean the air, store carbon, provide shade, cool the air, allow for habitats for wildlife, and beautify homes and streets. So when we see the city cutting down these precious trees, it rightfully […]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
1510, 2019

Water Conservation and the St-Lawrence River

Here at the Eco-Quartier NDG, we love water conservation. It’s a precious resource, and its continued supply and cleanliness is essential to our health and the environment.

We encourage everyone to cross-examine their daily habits to see where we can save water and prevent runoff from re-entering the filtration system, with suggestions such as turning […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News, Water|0 Comments
710, 2019

Free compost! October 12th, Park NDG, (10am-noon)

Looking for the ideal way to add nutrients to your garden or houseplants?
Forget synthetic products home-grown compost (or humus) is the answer! The city has transformed its green waste into fantastic compost over the course of the year. Now it’s ready to be picked up to improve the quality of your soil come and get […]

By |October 7th, 2019|Composting, Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles|0 Comments
1309, 2019

Nature and our beauty 

If you’re tired of spending money on name brand cosmetics that haven’t had the desired effect for a long time, if you do not want to buy expensive natural cosmetics or simply avoid using the products whose ingredients most often contain chemicals, then it’s time to try making your own natural herbal, fruit or vegetable […]

By |September 13th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
708, 2019

School supplies program

The School Supply collection program is back for its fourth year!

After a successful collection period at the end of the 2017-2018 school year and distribution of school supplies to fifteen families for the 2018-2019 academic year, we are excited to be launching the program yet again. We work in collaboration with NDG schools, who […]

By |August 7th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
2107, 2019

Green Travel: Tips and Suggestions

If you are going on a vacation or travelling on business or leisure, please think of the planet we live on and travel to conserve and preserve.
Before You Travel
1) Green travel is a portable lifestyle choice. Your carbon footprint can be reduced if you change a couple of habits that can only be helpful to […]

By |July 21st, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
1007, 2019

Mulching with Green Waste

Last week we went to plant a serviceberry tree at the Montclair Residence. Once we arrived we encountered two apparent problems. The first was that there was a bag of green waste (grass clippings, tree branches, some dried leaves) left on the curb although the city green waste collection ended on June 12th, and won’t […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Beautification & gardening|0 Comments
306, 2019

Summer students

This year the Éco-quartier NDG was very lucky to receive generous funding from Service Canada for a number of summer positions: green patrol, environmental camp animator, green alley agent, horticultural agent, and food waste collection agent. All positions are 9 weeks long, so the summer staff will be able to help with a variety of […]

By |June 3rd, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
1304, 2019

A tree for my neighbourhood – UPDATE

Dear Residents of NDG, tree sales for a tree for my neigbourhood have re-opened. You can order and buy your tree online now!
https://www.unarbrepourmonquartier.org/

By |April 13th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
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