As part of the Residual Material Management policy, the Town of Montreal West is working towards the goal of becoming zero waste. Embracing the zero waste lifestyle is one of the many ways you can minimize your environmental footprint.
The first step to transitioning to living the zero waste lifestyle is to assess your current situation and establish goals that you would like to achieve. You can use the questionnaire below to help you get started:
While it can seem overwhelming, reducing waste at the source is a process that is gradual and can take some time. Take it one step at a time and be proud of the little steps you have taken towards reducing your impact on the environment.
Change your cleaning supplies
Change it up in the bathroom
Switch up your laundry routine
Below are some zero waste stores you can find on the island of Montreal. These stores sell a variety of products such as bulk goods, package-free produce, cosmetics and household products. For an interactive map version of this store list, visit MTL VEG.
A list of reuse sites where you can buy and sell items instead of throwing it away:
You can also find more information on how you can reduce waste at the source here:
Visit the blogs below to find more information on the zero waste lifestyle: