The environment can always use a helping hand which is why Le 1000's tenants actively take part in the many recycling programs in effect throughout the building.
PAPER AND CARDBOARD
All types of paper are accepted for recycling. On weeknights, our cleaning staff collects boxes and recycled objects from bins located in each of our tenant's office.
249.76 t. paper and 48.85 t cardboard/year
PLASTIC, GLASS AND METAL
We recycle most plastic containers (except those labeled with the plastic recycling symbol #6), glass and metal (aluminum) are recycled at Le 1000. Bins identified for recycling purposes are located in our tenant's kitchenettes and conference rooms, as well as in the building's common areas.
4 t. of plastic, glass and metal/year
Electronic equipment recycling bins are located at the loading dock level (P2). The following items are accepted:
The following electronic items are accepted:
- Cellular phone
- Fax machine
- Household battery (rechargeable and non-rechargeable)
- Remote control
- Video recorder
Also, battery recycling boxes can be distributed to tenants upon request.
Since the past years, recycling cages for computer equipment have been made available at the loading dock level (P2).
The following computer items can be recovered:
A recycling program for writing instruments was established in 2013. In collaboration with Ivanhoé Cambridge and Terracycle, these items are recovered and the funds are donated to the Foundation immoblilière de Montréal pour les jeunes.
In addition, Le 1000 invites its tenants to recycle items such as desks, tables, lamps, and other office materials.
Le 1000 is proud to compost coffee and papers for all its tenants, as well as the food court's putrescible waste.