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

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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

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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

BEE / HOUSE / LAB: International Design Competition was launched in March 2016, as a way to involve designers, architects and students in creating better homes for bees.

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Bee houses win sustainability award

October 11, 2016 — 
BEE / HOUSE / LAB, an international bee house design competition launched by the University of Manitoba in 2016, won a high honour

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Metro: Indigenous principles at core of University of Manitoba planning guide

October 4, 2016 — 
The province's largest university is asking Indigenous communities to help envision a new campus.

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Faculty of Arts News

Op-ed: I like to ride my bicycle

September 26, 2016 — 
The bikes-versus-cars story is an unfortunate one. How can Winnipeggers dislike cyclists yet encourage our children to learn to ride bikes?

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Bike-blended smoothies from the Office of Sustainability

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Go ride a bike

June 24, 2016 — 
The main event of Bike Week is Bike to Work Day, taking place on Friday, June 24

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Rethinking stink about antibiotics in manure

June 15, 2016 — 
Antibiotics and manure. You probably don’t think of them at the same time. But across North America, manure and antibiotics often share the same pile.

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Human Resources News

Live Well @ Work celebrates faculty and staff health and wellness

June 13, 2016 — 
Over 25 health and wellness events have been planned for faculty and staff at Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses

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Cycling through the Southwood Lands

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Commuter Challenge 2016

June 8, 2016 — 
On the road to sustainability, the U of M has lots of fun events and prizes for participating

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