Eco-friendly Stores in Montreal
La Maison Verte on Sherbrooke O. (Melrose): 5785 Sherbrooke O., Montreal 514-489-8000
A source for eco-friendly soaps, cleaners, clothes and miscellaneous other things. They have fair-trade coffee, assorted local organic products, books and pamphlets on sustainable living, recycled paper. They will also hook you up with a C.S.A. and local producers or point you in the right direction to help you find your local, organic or green solution.
10 Mille Villages on Monkland and on St-Denis, www.dixmillesvillages.com
Fair trade and ethical choices for gifts. From wooden bowls, tablecllothes, candlesticks, scarves, jewelry, hand made decorative items, as well as coffee, teas and chocolate.
La Gaillarde Creation in St-Henri www.friperielagaillarde.com
A clothing store with stylish, original pieces made from used and recycled fabrics and materials. I have a great hat made by them.
Planete Monde on Fairmont: organic fair trade and eco beauty products, shoes, lingerie..
Mountain Equipment Coop on Acadie (8989 Blvd. Acadie, 514-788-5878 www.mec.ca
The Canadian store for outdoor gear where you will find a wide range of organic cotton clothing, and a portion of your purchase supports wilderness conservation projects.
Atelier scrap 3803 rue Clark, 514-807-4586, firstname.lastname@example.org
A non-profit eco-design organization in Montreal that makes stylish bags from recycled signs and materials.
Consult the book, 'Ecoholic' by Adria Vasil for comprehensive Canadian eco-shopping, loads of information and numerous links to the good green stuff..