Office of Sustainability News Archive
November 10, 2017 —
Track your travel through GoManitoba for a chance to win great prizes! To be eligible for this contest, participants are asked to track at least 10 days worth of trips in their Commute Calendar for the month of November. Green Action Centre will be drawing dozens of names from the successful participants of the challenge. Just track at least 10 commutes using GoManitoba and you will be automatically entered!
November 7, 2017 —
Important upgrades set to begin Dec. 17
October 20, 2017 —
Thursday, Oct. 26 – Q&A at 5:30 p.m., with film screening from 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
October 17, 2017 —
Apply for the Success Through Wellness grant by end of day Nov. 14
October 4, 2017 —
Throughout the month of October, organizations, community groups and individuals gather together to promote sustainable behaviours and events across the province in celebration of Sustainability Month. This year the Office of Sustainability is hosting a wide range of events which are open to staff, students, faculty and the greater university community
October 2, 2017 —
Starting October 2, a team of arborists will be on campus conducting a tree inventory for the entire Fort Garry campus. Throughout the month, the team will identify, photograph and measure every tree to assess its overall health.
September 28, 2017 —
Each year on September 28th the world comes together to celebrate Green Consumer Day, a day that highlights the problems of consumerism and its impact on the environment. Whether you are buying a large item like a refrigerator or grabbing your morning cup of coffee, there are things you can do to tread lightly on our planet.
September 28, 2017 —
What are the biggest problems faced by people in our community, country and worldwide? The World’s Largest Lesson introduces the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to youth around the world and unites them in action.
September 19, 2017 —
A friendly two week competition that challenges students to walk, cycle, carpool or take transit to school September 18 – 29!