Environmental news

THE JUNIOR ECOLOGIST CONTEST

For children in grades 5 and 6:

Do you have ideas on how to protect the Earth? We would like to hear them! Present your project by creating a poster, a video or simply by putting it on paper.

Prizes will be awarded to the 3 best projects during the Environment Day festivities, on May 25th 2019. The winner will see his/her project carried out in 2019.

For details, click here

 

 

In 2018, Joël Limoges won the contest’s first prize for his bat house construction project.  He built the houses himself.  Thank you for this inspiring initiative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATER CONSERVATION KITS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This tool will allow citizens to reduce their water consumption in the bathroom (40% less water used) without compromising on their comfort.  It will also save up to $100 of electricity per year (based on a family of 4).  The products are Watersense approved.

Each kit includes a shower head (fixed or hand-held), a bathroom and kitchen faucet aerator, a Teflon tube, a shower timer as well as instructions.

You can obtain a kit at the Town Hall reception desk.