2710, 2015

Questions regarding our services?

Do you have questions regarding our services at the Éco-quartier NDG?

Do you want to talk about recycling, composting, or do you wish to know more about our activities and volunteering opportunities?

Come see our kiosk this Friday October 30th at the Centre Sportif NDG from 5-8pm.

By |October 27th, 2015|Social Responsibility|0 Comments
2410, 2015

Compost your pumpkin!

After this Halloween, please make sure to compost your pumpkin! It’s best to chop it into smaller pieces so that it can transform faster. All parts of the pumpkin are compostable: the rind, the seeds and even the stem. Happy Halloween!

By |October 24th, 2015|Social Responsibility|0 Comments
810, 2015

Buy nothing day : November 27 2015

Buy Nothing Day is an international day of boycott against excessive consumerism and the negative impact that this has on the environment.

It was originally started in Vancouver in 1992 and promoted by Adbusters, a consumer and citizen advocacy magazine. It has since become a worldwide event for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

Eco-Friendly tips

When moving:

• Wrap dishes in towels instead of newspaper bulbe

• Ask the SAQ for leftover boxes instead of buying them

•Use eco-friendly paint on your walls

•Clean walls with eco-friendly products or water before painting

•Rent a truck rather than doing several trips with a small car

• When […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

Recycling bin checks

While out doing our weekly recyclable garbage checks we noticed that many people are placing items that are not a part of the province’s recycling program in their recycling bins.

Common things that we found in the recycling bins that do not belong there include paper towels, tissues, and dirty boxes. Pizza boxes that have had […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

3RV

By focusing the hierarchy of the three R’s (The Reduce, The Reuse, The Recycling, The Recovery and even Elimination), we rethink on how to consume.

Reduce: The first and most important step is the REDUCTION of residual materials at the source. We all need to review our consumer habits and make better choices when buying so […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Recycling, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

Indoor air pollution

air-cloudsWhen you think of air pollution the first thought will probably about the co2 emissions of cars and trucks. But besides the outdoor pollution there is also indoor air pollution. Basically indoor air pollution describes the contamination of the air in our rooms caused by […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
309, 2015

A Clean, Green Fridge

Is your refrigerator a clean and safe place? This is especially important since many food-borne illnesses can be avoided simply by maintaining safe practices in the fridge. It is important to always use common sense, as well as your 5 senses, when dealing with items in your fridge. Here are a few tips to help […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Eco-Quartier News, Energy Efficiency, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
603, 2015

The Ecological Daycare in NDG

Join the movement! In addition to being good for the environment, becoming an ecological daycare is easy, economical and beneficial to the children’s health.

Here’s how:


1. Buy safe toys: Always avoid buying children’s toys made ​​with bisphenol A (BPA), a carcinogen which can increasingly be avoided (it is often marked on toys that do […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Cleanliness, Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
503, 2015

Illegal Postering on Trees

Did you know you can be fined if you post a flyer on a pole, a tree or in a bus-shelter?

This kind of postering is illegal and it’s an eye-sore for the whole neighbourhood.

If your goal is to advertise your activity in NDG, why not contact the Eco-quartier for its list of community bulletin board scattered throughout the […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Cleanliness, Eco-Quartier News, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
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