412, 2019

Ever wonder why there are phosphates in laundry detergent?

Phosphates are used in a wide variety of applications, including laundry detergent. While they help get clothes cleaner
and fresher faster, they are not that great for human health. Once the phosphates are used to wash your clothes, some might actually be left over after the final rinse cycle. It is therefore possible you might inhale […]

By |December 4th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
2611, 2019

Compact fluorescent light bulbs

These days, everyone is talking about Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs) as the best way to save energy when it comes to lighting. They last far longer and use electricity more efficiently than conventional incandescent bulbs because they do not produce wasted energy as heat as a by-product. The thing that many people do not know […]

By |November 26th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles|0 Comments
1911, 2019

Beer: bottle or can?

Beer lovers: if you worry about the ecological footprint of your beer containers, then you should opt for the classic, 341 ml brown bottle! Indeed, according to a life cycle analysis made by Recyc-Québec, the brown bottles have a lower impact compared to clear or green bottles or cans.

This comparatively better environmental performance is mainly […]

By |November 19th, 2019|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles|0 Comments
710, 2019

Free compost! October 12th, Park NDG, (10am-noon)

Looking for the ideal way to add nutrients to your garden or houseplants?
Forget synthetic products home-grown compost (or humus) is the answer! The city has transformed its green waste into fantastic compost over the course of the year. Now it’s ready to be picked up to improve the quality of your soil come and get […]

By |October 7th, 2019|Composting, Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles|0 Comments
1409, 2018

Heat Islands

In the first days of July, an intense heat wave hit Quebec. On July 2, Montreal recorded a historic heat record of 36.6°C. The heat wave not only affected Quebec; several records were broken in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Scotland, Ireland and […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Social Responsibility|0 Comments
3007, 2018

Fall edition of A tree for my neighborhood : Presale launch

 

The official start of the fall campaign is August 23rd, but the following tree species are available for purchase already:

Canadian Serviceberry

Flame Amur Maple

Japanese Lilac

Harrow Delight Pear

Stella Cherry

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By |July 30th, 2018|Beautification & gardening, Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles|0 Comments
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