Monthly Archives: November 2015

2611, 2015

Looking for new ideas to create eco-friendly decorations?

Are you looking for new ideas to create eco-friendly, recycled decorations? Tune in to CBC radio next monday november 30th at 6:30 AM for new holiday craft ideas!

By |November 26th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
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

Recruiting now for Jan 2016

Recruiting now for Jan 2016: Éco-quartier NDG (in partnership with the 0-5year old table) is in the search for families with toddlers (3 to 5 years old) to participate in a series of ecological workshops. The families will engage in a series of 6 workshops over the course of 6 months. Workshops will be on […]

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


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

Reduce your Christmas expenses!

This holiday season, why not experiment by taking a personal challenge in locking up your debit card, your credit cards, your money clip, and see what it feels like to opt out of consumer culture completely! You might be surprised just how many gift ideas you can come up with without spending money! Let’s re-evaluate […]

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


We would like to show our gratitude to our volunteers, thanks to whom we can create a greener, sounder neighborhood. Come and celebrate community involvement with our special presentation, “Climate Change and You”. The presentation will discuss climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation strategies, and your role as a citizen. […]

By |November 7th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
711, 2015

Film & discussion evening!

We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen & Grant dive into the issue of waste – from farm, through retail, all the way to the back […]

By |November 7th, 2015|Social Responsibility|0 Comments