1012, 2016

Glass Recycling

 

Glass is an inert material that doesn’t have any negative impact on the environment. This material can be reused 10 to 12 times before being recycled. At this time, in Quebec, the glass that is collected in the recycling bins cannot be used to produce new bottles because it is directly contaminated by […]

By |December 10th, 2016|Recycling|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
3007, 2016

We reuse old school supplies!

Éco-quartier ndg has partnered with local schools to collect students ‘ old school supplies.

We are storing them for the summer. On monday August 22nd, Prevention CDN-NDG staff will organize the supplies to be able to give them to the schools to distribute to needy students. Its reuse at its best!

By |July 30th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
2007, 2016

Compostable bags

Compostable bags

In order that the food waste collected transforms properly, the city of Montreal is asking residents to use either compostable bags, or folded newspaper to collect the food. Compostable bags are available in many stores throughout NDG, it is important to ensure that the bags are compostable, and not biodegradable. If you prefer not […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Composting, Recycling|0 Comments
2007, 2016

Old School supplies collection was beyond successful

Here at Eco-quartier NDG, we have just wrapped up our first annual school supplies collection!

Our goal was to reduce waste by collecting used school supplies, that would have otherwise been thrown away, and giving them to the underprivileged families of NDG in September 2016.

This program involved the collaboration of several schools and the YMCA in […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
2007, 2016

Moving? Please don’t forget about the environment!

As we prepare to move and we pack our boxes, we often realize that we need to get rid of some stuff. Some of it is old books that we realize that we’ll never read again, and other times we realize it’s an old bucket of paint that probably isn’t good anymore. No matter what […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
907, 2016

Summer kisoks!

Our summer staff will be hosting information kiosks this summer (cancelled in case of rain).

Come by and ask your ecological questions:

Thursday, July 14th (5-8pm) Benny Park (theme: food waste collection),

Saturday July 16th from 11am to 2pm at Benny Park (theme: urban forest),

Thursday, July 21st (5-8pm) NDG Park (theme: water),

Saturday July 23rd from 11am to 2pm […]

By |July 9th, 2016|Cleanliness, Composting, Energy Efficiency, Recycling, Water|0 Comments
906, 2016

moving week June 25 to July 3rd 2016

MONTRÉAL, le 1er juin 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Déménager de façon responsable et écologique, c’est possible ! Le Regroupement des éco-quartiers (REQ) et ses partenaires, l’Association pour le recyclage des produits électroniques du Québec (ARPE-Québec), les Super Recycleurs, Renaissance et Cyclo Nord-Sud, invitent les Montréalaises et les Montréalais à participer à la Semaine des déménagements. Au programme, 16 […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
1604, 2016

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). […]

1803, 2016

Workshop : What are you doing about waste?

The workshop is on Friday april 22nd from 6 to 8 pm at the Éco-quartier NDG.

Together we’ll try to find new ideas to help us consume less and get closer to the zero waste lifestyle!

In partnership with Transition NDG.
For more information : 514 486-2727
or visit the website : www.zerowastehome.com

By |March 18th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
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