Eco-Quartier News

3103, 2021

News for Loyola

The brown bin arrives in Loyola’s 9+ multi-unit housing! Indeed, the food waste collection is set to begin in all buildings with nine or more units in the Loyola district (West of Grand Boulevard) in time for mid-May. The Eco-quartier NDG will begin the delivery of collection tools and […]

By |March 31st, 2021|Composting, Eco-Quartier News, Food waste, Nouvelles, zero waste|1 Comment
1112, 2020

Natural holiday tree collection

To avoid throwing your holiday tree in the garbage and instead turn it into mulch :
On Wednesday January 13 or 20, you can leave you natural holiday tree at the curb before 7am (or after 9pm the night before). In case of a snowstorm, pickup will be postponed until the following Wednesday.

Natural trees can also be dropped off anytime at the Écocentre Côte-des-Neiges (closed […]

By |December 11th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling, zero waste|0 Comments
912, 2020

Reducing your energy consumption during the holidays.

For some of us, the holiday season means more spending especially when it comes to electricity in our homes, which can have a noticeable impact on our Hydro bill.

To reduce your electricity consumption, you can :
– Install a programmable timer on your decorative lights.
– Opt for LED bulbs for your decorations. They are more expensive […]

By |December 9th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments
2611, 2020

Zero waste and COVID

We are all trying to keep ourselves safe during the pandemic. This is a new experience for us, and we are questioning our everyday habits as a result. Before the pandemic, very few of us ever wore a mask out in public. Now it is the norm.

While many of our new habits are keeping us […]

By |November 26th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, zero waste|0 Comments
2411, 2020

A Tree For My Neighbourhood 2020

The 2020 edition of A Tree For My Neighborhood ended on a high note, setting an all-time record of 4,400 trees sold across Montréal! We sold 97 trees in NDG, including several fruit trees, maple trees and serviceberry trees. If you missed out this time around, don’t worry  the next edition is set to start […]

By |November 24th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Urban Wildlife|0 Comments
1808, 2020

Greening Your Recycling Habits with the Green Patrol

By |August 18th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Recycling|0 Comments
1807, 2020

Montreal’s Newest Recycling Centre

On November 12th, 2019, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante inaugurated Montreal’s newest recycling center, situated in Lachine. It was built at the cost of 47-million dollars and will cost $3.5 million to run over five years. The complex now treats 58% of recyclable materials from the greater region of Montreal, most of which were previously sorted by […]

By |July 18th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Recycling|0 Comments
3103, 2020

DIY projects and Eco craft to do at home: Reusing “the famous” toilet paper rolls

If you are looking for crafting projects you can do at home, here are some eco-friendly ideas! 

Hi everyone! I hope you are doing well during these difficult local, national and global times because of the coronavirus COVID-19.

Since most of you are confined to your houses and since all the schools, colleges and universities are closed, […]

By |March 31st, 2020|Eco-Quartier News|0 Comments
2203, 2020

March 22nd is World Water Day!

Every year, World Water Day is a great opportunity to think about our most precious resource: clean drinking water. 97% of the water on earth is saltwater, and since 2.5% of the fresh water is locked in ice caps, only 0.5% of all water is available for drinking. We need water to survive. Not only […]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Water|0 Comments
1802, 2020

LaDonna Redmond: Heroine of Food Justice

Since 1995, the month of February is officially recognized as Black History month (also referred to as African American History Month) by the Canadian House of Commons.

To celebrate and honor Black History Month I wanted to share the efforts of LaDonna Redmond who not only plays a vital part in the formation of a […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments