1202, 2016

Children’s car seats and booster seats have expiry dates

Children’s car seats and booster seats

Children’s cars seats and booster seats sold in Canada have expiry or useful life date on them so people should not use children’s car seats and booster seats past that date. Beyond this date, children’s car seats should be discarded rather than donated to a charitable organization, second hand store, […]

By |February 12th, 2016|Recycling|0 Comments
1501, 2016

Green Table!

Green table – Encouraging environmental civic initiatives in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Do you want to get involved in protecting the environment? To meet other involved citizens? To talk about solutions and concrete actions? Here is a new initiative of the Éco-quartier NDG –the NDG Green Table! Please save the date — Wednesday February 3rd, 2016. It will be […]

2111, 2015

We are looking for mason jars, light bulbs or buttons!

Do you have any used mason jars, burnt-out light bulbs or very old cloths with buttons (we only use the buttons) you don`t need anymore?

Instead of throwing them away, you can bring them to Eco-quartier. We can use them for our Christmas decorations, so we don`t have to buy new things, but reuse them.

We […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
2111, 2015

Craft making and holiday decorating at the Éco-quartier NDG

On Tuesday, December 8th from 5 to 7pm, please join us in making ecological / recycled holiday decorations (for you to take home or donate to the Eco-quartier). We’ll be making eco-friendly, recycled decorations using items found in the recycling bin. You might be surprised at your own creativity, and best of all, you’ll learn […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
2111, 2015

Erratum

Erratum: In the November 9th edition of Le Journal 24h, it was published that there would be an electronic waste collection in NDG. Unfortunately the collection will not go ahead as planned. Le Regroupement des Eco-quartiers (REQ) apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. To learn where you can recycle your electronics, please visit: […]

1911, 2015

10 tips for greener holidays

1.Save paper by wrapping gifts in newspaper comics or paper bags decorated with homemade art.

ˆ 2.Use wrapping paper that is made from recycled content and can be recycled again.

ˆ 3.Recycle gift boxes and ribbon from last year by using them again this year.

ˆ4.Give gifts in easily re-usable paper gift bags.

ˆ 5.Buy products that don’t hurt […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
711, 2015

Collecting used Halloween costumes

Collecting used Halloween costumes
Was this the last year that your Halloween costume fit your child? Instead of throwing it out, why not pass it on to someone who doesn’t have one?! The Eco-Quartier NDG is collecting used costumes in good condition for next year. They’ll be distributed to kids who might not be able to […]

By |November 7th, 2015|Recycling|0 Comments
1610, 2015

Éco-quartier NDG is seeking volunteers !!!

Éco-quartier NDG is seeking volunteers to help promote recycling, composting, environmental living, street cleanliness and other neighbourhood environmental projects with adults and children. Whether it’s for big or small events, a few hours a week or a few hours a year, please contact us to see how you can get involved! Tel: (514) 486-2727. Email: […]

By |October 16th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
1510, 2015

PURSE AND JEWELRY EXCHANGE

Do you have jewelry or purses that you no longer use? Then why not exchange yours for a new one in good condition for free! Join the trade at the Éco-quartier NDG on Friday October 23rd. This free activity will take place from 5pm-7pm. Extra purses will be donated to the YWCA’s business women initiatives.

By |October 15th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling|0 Comments
810, 2015

Eco tips for Halloween!

Halloween is a fun time of year, but it is also a time when a lot of waste goes into our landfills and that is a very scary indeed! Here are a few tips to help you make your Halloween eco-friendly so the ghosts of garbage past won’t haunt you!

-Try making your own costume using […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Recycling|0 Comments
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