Monthly Archives: March 2018

2503, 2018

New Hampshire students came to Montreal!

New Hampshire students are coming to Montreal!

For the 6th year in a row, the Eco-quartier NDG will have the pleasure of hosting a dozen high school students from New Hampshire. The students (ranging in age from 14 to 16 years old) chose to come to NDG during their March break (March 6th to […]

By |March 25th, 2018|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
2403, 2018

World Water Day : march 22

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It’s a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 1993, the United Nations General […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
2403, 2018

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2018: Saturday, March 24th from 8:30-9:30pm
Since 2007, millions of people across the world have turned off their lights for one symbolic hour on the last Saturday in March- Earth Hour. This massive collective effort reduced the world’s energy consumption for one hour, and showed us that in working together, we […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
703, 2018

Ecological Questions: fridge magnets

Would you like a fridge magnet to remind you where to look on-line for answers to your ecological questions? Would you like a sticker that reminds you what is and is not recyclable? Either one would be a handy reminder to stick on your fridge. Both are available free at your Eco-quartier NDG.

By |March 7th, 2018|Composting, Recycling|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
703, 2018

How wild animals spend the winter

Animals have the same tricks to deal with the cold temperatures as we do; travelling to warmer areas or staying at home doing absolutely nothing except putting on as many layers as possible against the cold.
Like humans every animal species has a different approach to dealing with the cold.


Even though skunks do not hibernate, you […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Urban Wildlife|0 Comments