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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
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
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
2801, 2020

Reduce Food Waste with ‘FoodHero’!

Did you know that 58% of food produced in Canada is lost or wasted every year? That represents 35.5 million tons of produce!

According to a recent study conducted by Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International, one third of this food – […]

By |January 28th, 2020|Eco-Quartier News, Food waste, Nouvelles|0 Comments
2512, 2019

Special pick up schedule for holiday tree

There are two ways to recycle and transform your holiday tree into mulch :

  • On Wednesdays, January 8th & 15th, 2020, residents can deposit their natural holiday trees on the curb before 7 a.m. In the case of a snowstorm, pickup will be postponed until the following Wednesday. All of the trees collected will be recycled […]
  • By |December 25th, 2019|Cleanliness, Composting, Eco-Quartier News, Nouvelles, Recycling|0 Comments
    1912, 2019

    How to avoid BPA?

    A study from 2018 by Health Canada showed that Canadian exposure to BPA (a chemical found in plastics) has been on the decline in the past couple of years. Nevertheless, it is still important to remember that chemicals in plastics can be
    a risk for your health, the health of children and the environmental health. In […]

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