Environmental initiatives

The environment has become a constant preoccupation for clients and employees at Les Promenades Gatineau. We are aware of the leadership role we must play to contribute to the protection and improvement of our environment and we are committed to taking concrete steps to reduce greenhouse gases. All the employees of Les Promenades Gatineau shopping centre are educated as to environmental issues and each of us actively participates in reducing GHG emissions.

Recycling Services Offered By Les Promenades Gatineau:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Paper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Plastic bottles
  • Glass bottles
  • Light bulbs
  • Batteries
  • Household waste
  • Used oil

Actions taken by Les Promenades Gatineau to reduce energy:

Lighting

Lighting of the indoor and outdoor common areas is controlled by a timer in order to turn off of reduce the lighting outside business hours.

HVAC

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems stop or automatically reduce their energy consumption outside business hours.

Reusable dishes

Savor your meal in the food court area with real dishes (BPA-free and lead free) which aims to reduce the yearly amount of waste sent to the landfill.

The real reusable dishes will allow us to reach the following results:

  • 5 600 000 styrofoam cups and/or plastic plates and utensils WILL NOT be thrown in the city’s landfills yearly.
  • Waste reduction from 1,200 tons to 480 tons.
  • Producing compostable material (blue bins, green bins, etc.).