Monthly Archives: March 2017

1203, 2017

Compost bags

During our door-to-door surveys of the food waste program in the Loyola district, more than one resident mentioned to us that they were having trouble finding the compostable bags used in the food waste collection.


The Eco-quartier NDG staff are always surprised to hear that – as in October we had checked that all of the […]

By |March 12th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|1 Comment
1103, 2017

Winter behaviour of wild animals in Canada


Welcome back to our series ‘’winter behaviour of domestic animals in Canada”! Last month you read about some of the mammals. This second part continues to following listing interesting facts about the surviving strategies of our wildlife. Enjoy!


Mammals (Part 2):

Kermode Bear: 75 – 135 kg. Much like their relatives, they snuggle down for winter. They […]

By |March 11th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
903, 2017

World Water Day

Every year March 22nd marks International World Water Day. Let’s all work together to ensure that we not only conserve water, but that we safe-guard it from pollutants. These actions are simple and can make a difference if we do it together:

Eat less meat: the livestock industry is one of the biggest users of fresh […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
803, 2017

New Hampshire students are coming to volunteer in NDG!


For the fifth year in a row, the Éco-quartier NDG will have the pleasure of hosting a group of students from the White Mountain School in New Hampshire. The school aims to sensitize its students to environmental issues, which makes it such a great partnership with the Éco-quartier NDG. Last year the youth collected worms […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
203, 2017

Free access to all Canada’s national parks in 2017

By |March 2nd, 2017|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments