Let’s continue to make the right choices to protect our planet
Québec’s waste reduction week
The mayor of the City of Pointe-Claire, John Belvedere, and the members of City Council are proudly highlighting the commitment among citizens to sustainable development, for the benefit of current and future generations, as part of Québec’s waste reduction week, the Semaine québécoise de réduction des déchets, from October 19 to 25.
“Pointe-Claire ranked second among the 16 cities on the Island of Montréal in waste management for the year 2019, a testament to the importance our citizens place on protecting the environment and properly sorting materials. We encourage our entire community to continue to make the right choices—at home, at the grocery store and at work—by sorting properly and reducing our waste production, where possible,” said Mayor John Belvedere.
This year again, the City pursued actions to support everyone’s involvement, particularly through the renewal of a subsidy for reusable hygiene products, the creation of a waste management quiz game, available free of charge at the multiservice counter, and a call for candidates to set up an environment and sustainable development advisory committee.
This year as well, nine families were invited to actively participate in the Zero-Waste Challenge, which encourages them to reduce their waste at the source. Launched in September 2020, the Challenge will run until March 2021. In the coming months, the families will be asked to share their successes and their discoveries. To follow these families or learn more about zero waste, visit the Zero Waste page.
“The Semaine québécoise de réduction des déchets is a new opportunity to highlight the good actions of our citizens and to point the way towards improving our actions even more,” said Mayor Belvedere.
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