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a bee pollinates a flower in front of the Biological Sciences building on the Fort Garry campus

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Office of Sustainability

April 18, 2017 — 
Friday, April 21 between 9 and 11 a.m. in the Brodie Atrium on Bannatyne campus and between noon and 2 p.m. in UMSU University Centre on Fort Garry campus

Sustainability panel

Faculty of Education News

Sustainability in Manitoba schools ‘a hopeful story’

April 13, 2017 — 
Some 80 Manitoba educators came together April 6-7 at the Faculty of Education to plan for the future of environmental sustainability in education in the province.

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ALC wins inaugural award from steel industry

March 29, 2017 — 
The Active Living Centre has received yet another award, its fifth in fact.

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THE ALC’S SOUTH FACING FAÇADE FEATURING PASSIVE SOLAR TECHNOLOGY. // PHOTO BY JERRY GRAJEWSKI AND PROVIDED BY CIBINEL ARCHITECTURE

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Active Living Centre achieves LEED® certification

March 14, 2017 — 
ALC has been certified LEED Silver by the Canadian Green Building Council

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Riding a bike in the winter isn't that difficult but you need to dress properly

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Winter Bike to Work Day and the Jack Frost Challenge kick off this February

February 9, 2017 — 
The Office of Sustainability will be co-hosting several events to celebrate active transportation and getting outside in winter

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The Sustainability Strategy 2016 - 2018 highlights research into organic waste management solutions and reducing our waste output to landfill as priority actions

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Talking trash

February 6, 2017 — 
U of M prepares comprehensive waste audit and compost feasibility study

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Desautels Faculty of Music News

Top stories of 2016

December 26, 2016 — 
Stories highlighting the success of our students and showcasing the global impact of our faculty, alumni and researchers

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Christmas dinner … Making it more sustainable

December 19, 2016 — 
Christmas dinner and other celebratory meals are a valued holiday tradition for many families and friends. But how often do we think about where that food comes from?

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The University of Manitoba administrative building on the Fort Garry campus.

Office of Sustainability News

Sustainability ideas for the holiday season

December 14, 2016 — 
A variety of ideas for gifts, activities and food for festivities from the Office of Sustainability

Sustainable Transportation Strategy Open Houses

Office of Sustainability News

Transportation Survey results and news on sustainable transportation open houses

December 14, 2016 — 
In January 2016, 4,384 people from our University community shared their experiences commuting to campus by participating in the University of Manitoba’s first ever comprehensive Transportation Survey

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