The ecological transition is a cultural transition

The Écoscéno mission is to reduce the environmental impact of cultural production by providing tools and assistance to actors in the field while promoting eco-design, mutualization, and reuse of objects and materials within the arts sector.

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OUR IMPACT

Since October 2019*, Écoscéno in collaboration with other cultural stakeholders, avoided the production of more than 263 tons of CO2**. 4,354 trees would have taken 10 years to capture this amount of carbon***.

CULTURAL

254
collaborations

ENVIRONMENTAL

168
of materials diverted from landfills

SOCIAL

8
jobs created
*Last update: June 1st, 2021
*Quantity estimated using the FAQDD calculator (2020 version)
**Calculated using the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator – Link

COURSES

We offer various training courses in eco-design and eco-responsibility.

  • Performing Arts (Association des professionnels des arts de la scène, Conseil québécois du Théâtre)
  • Museology (Société des Musées du Québec)

ECO-DESIGN

Support in eco-design for organizations and institutions.

Several pedagogical resources are under construction.

  • Development of an eco-design guide
  • Development of Material Tip Sheets

REUSE

Visit our online store! We re-circulate many items with a high potential for reuse.

  • Accessories
  • Sets
  • Materials

FAQ

Is it free?

No. We are very passionate about the organization’s mission, but we also must make a living from our work. All your financial contributions are reinvested back into the organization in order to strengthen its activities and multiply its impacts.

What is a good material for reuse?

We are looking for materials in good condition that are easy to transport, and which may lend themselves to new uses.

Damaged items, mismatched items, items with missing hardware, materials that must be removed quickly and toxic materials ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Would you reuse it yourself? If the answer is yes, there is a good chance that will be the case for others.

Who is responsible for transportation?

Ecosceno is responsible for picking up reclaimed materials. However, it is the buyers who are responsible for the transportation of the materials they acquire.

What information is required to advertise materials?

The exact dimensions. Information relating to any products used that are likely to complicate reuse (e.g. coatings used on vinyl flooring).

ANY QUESTIONS?

Contact us if you have any questions, if you are looking to dispose of or acquire decorative objects or materials or if you need eco-responsible advice.

  • Phone : ‭(438) 889-4317
  • Email : info@ecosceno.org
  • Warehouse : 2350, Dickson St., #600, Montréal, H1N 3L7
  • Schedule:  (By appointment only)
    • Monday – 9h00 to 16h00 – Textiles Shop
    • Wednesday – 9h00 to 16h00 – Textiles & Materials Shop
    • Thursday – 9h00 to 16h00 – Materials Shop
    • Friday – 9h00 to 16h00 – Materials Shop

To visit us at our warehouse, please take an appointement by the link below:

If you want to visit our warehouse for both Textiles and Materials Shop, please contact us at info@ecosceno.org!

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