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 […]

901, 2016

Make 2016 a Green Year

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to be more environmentally friendly? Wondering what you can do to help the planet that’s easy to do? Here are some ideas to inspire you:
Compost: The Eco-quartier NDG staff would like to help you start composting this year. Did you know that we sell composters at a subsidized […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
901, 2016

Valentine’s Day, celebrate in green!

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate in green!
There are many ways to prevent consumerism and celebrate in a more sustainable way. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate a Green Valentine’s day:

– If you eat out, choose a restaurant with local, organic or vegetarian food options;
– If you eat in, you can also try to eat […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
901, 2016

Earth Hour 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Saturday, March 19th 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 could use less […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
801, 2016

Seeking Volunteers

Seeking Volunteers

1) Recycling promotion

Task description: Looking for enthusiastic volunteers to go door to door for about 2h per week in apartment buildings and encourage residents to better sort their recycling materials. No experience required! On Thursdays, from 6-8pm, a team visits an apartment building to sensitize residents about good recycling habits and give them a […]

By |January 8th, 2016|Social Responsibility|0 Comments
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

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
711, 2015

Recruiting for ecological workshops

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 7th, 2015|Social Responsibility|0 Comments
3110, 2015

Come and celebrate with us!

We would like to show our gratitude to our volunteers, thanks to whom we can create a greener, sounder neighborhood. Come and celebrate with us! For the occasion, we welcome a guest speaker, Dr. Damon Matthews, climate change expert (presentation in English).

Dr. Damon Matthews is Associate Professor at Concordia University. He will discuss climate change […]

By |October 31st, 2015|Social Responsibility|0 Comments