Sewer backups, greenhouse gases, polluted waterways: Our water consumption habits have significant environmental consequences. But by changing certain behaviours, residents can help reduce waste and improve our living environments.
Why replace your oil heating system for a more energy-efficient one? For financial reasons, but also for your health.
Montréal has passed a by-law banning certain single-use plastic items in restaurants and other food establishments. The by-law will come into force on March 28, 2023 but, in the meantime, establishments can begin the transition toward compliance.
Montréal bans the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags in retail outlets and restaurants in all its boroughs.
Discover the runner-up and winning projects to revitalize the site at 4000 Rue Saint-Patrick in the Sud-Ouest under the Reinventing Montréal 2020-2021 call for projects.
To become carbon neutral by 2050, Montréal must radically reduce GHGs produced by buildings that consume large quantities of energy. To achieve this goal, the city has introduced a by-law that requires owners of large buildings to disclose the sources and amounts of energy their buildings use.
Every summer, the green and blue patrols travel across the city to raise awareness of environmental issues. Easily recognizable by their green or blue polo shirts, the squads encourage the public to take actions to protect the environment.
LocoMotion is a digital platform that facilitates bike and car sharing in Montréal’s neighbourhoods. Its objective is to reduce our dependence on individual and polluting methods of transportation and make our neighbourhoods pleasant places to live.
Did you know that a unique ecosystem lies at the heart of Avenue Papineau? Redevelopment of this area has allowed us to take up a major challenge never before achieved in Canada: Allow nature to take root on a busy street by optimizing rainwater management.
Did you know that food waste accounts for eight per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)? Reducing our food waste is an effective way to promote a cleaner environment and fight climate change.
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