106, 2018

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
905, 2018

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
1904, 2018

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
703, 2018

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 […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Beautification & gardening, Cleanliness, Energy Efficiency, Recycling|0 Comments
1402, 2018

How Eco-quartier became part of the Prevention CDN-NDG Family

The City of Montréal’s Environmental Program (Éco-quartier) was created in 1995, during Pierre Bourque’s term in office.  Originally, each of the city’s 51 electoral district had its own office with separate staff, offices and projects.  Each was administered by various locally established groups. Éco-quartier’s  mandate is to promote eco-civism and environmental education, encouraging citizens to […]

2110, 2017

Green alleys agent for summer 2017

My name is Marc-Antoine Bertrand and I am for the Green alley project agent at the Écoquartier NDG for the 2017 summer.
I am an urban planning student at the University of Montreal, where my role is mainly to bring new ideas for new green
alley projects, but also to help Nouha, the project manager forthe “Green […]

By |October 21st, 2017|Beautification & gardening, Cleanliness|0 Comments
1307, 2017

New graffiti kits for NDG residents

The CDN-NDG borough wants to help you to fight graffiti on your home, and the Éco-quartier NDG now has graffiti cleanup kits that they can offer to residents free of charge. There are 2 different kits: for either painted/glass/aluminum surfaces or for brick or porous surfaces.

The kits include a cleaning product […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Cleanliness|0 Comments
809, 2016

Green alley day!

Green alley day: It’s a celebration of all of Montreal’s green alleys. Two of our green alleys in NDG will participate in the event.

The Old-Orchard/Marcil green alley residents invite the neighbours to join them and visit the alley on Saturday September 10th (3-6pm). So bring your kids, your own chair, drinks and food (If it […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Beautification & gardening, Cleanliness|0 Comments
2208, 2016

The green waste collection

recycle_symbol_with_leaf_sticker-r242a368a77b3474e8609e16585b5a976_v9waf_8byvr_512The green waste collection is back for the fall:

Every spring and fall the CDN-NDG borough offers leaf and garden waste collection for garden and landscaping waste (leaves, grass, weeds, and dead plants) and small branches (no more than 1 metre long and 5 centimetres in […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Cleanliness, Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|2 Comments
2007, 2016

Green Team 2016

The Green Team is back for the summer! This year, NDG is lucky to receive grants for students from Service Canada. We’ll have 2 green patrollers, a camp animator, a composting agent, and a horticultural expert to help with the Incredible Edibles project as well as other community initiatives. We’re also lucky to be receiving […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Cleanliness, Urban Wildlife|0 Comments
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