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Office of Sustainability

12 Days of Sustainable Giving

December 3, 2018 — 
Suggestions to make your holiday season a little easier on the wallet and on the planet

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Clothing

Office of Sustainability

Try it out – Buy Nothing Day

November 22, 2018 — 
When was the last time you went shopping? Was it for something essential, like groceries, or something that could be considered a luxury? If you’re the average consumer, it likely wasn’t that long ago. How about the last time you went an entire day without buying anything, can you remember? In today’s modern society it’s very common for shopping to be pursued as a leisure activity, a way to take one’s mind off the big picture and relax for awhile.

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Office of Sustainability

Let’s Talk Waste: Disposable Cups

October 12, 2018 — 
Disposable coffee cups are a big problem not only for the U of M, but also across the globe. The university community can do its part to prevent more disposable coffee cups from ending up in the landfill.

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Office of Sustainability

Let’s Talk Waste: Composting

October 12, 2018 — 
The most recent addition to composting on campus starts Oct. 15, 2018. The Arts Student Body Council (ASBC), in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, is beginning a compost pilot project with Compost Winnipeg. The pilot project will be kept in motion by student sustainability ambassador volunteers and will be maintained by ASBC and the Office of Sustainability.

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Point Lands Forest

Office of Sustainability

Celebrating Sustainability Month

October 1, 2018 — 
Range of free events open to all staff, students, faculty and the greater university community

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Can single arm training offset declines in function of opposing, immobile limbs?

September 18, 2018 — 
The Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute's Research Seminar Series kicks off it's 2018-19 season Friday, Sept. 21 with a presentation from University of Saskatchewan's Dr. Jon Farthing.

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Student services on campus.

Student support on campus

September 7, 2018 — 
As you dive into studying and other activities on campus, it is a great time to take note of the supports and services that are available to students

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GoManitoba

Office of Sustainability

Connect Your Commute: GoManitoba

August 30, 2018 — 
The cost of traveling alone by car may be too much for some, and perhaps choosing to walk, bike, or bus is too confusing. If this sounds familiar, GoManitoba is the app for you.

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba Continues to Show in Commuter Challenge

June 11, 2018 — 
This year, 630 University of Manitoba participants logged over 43,000km of sustainable commuting which avoided almost 7,000kg of CO2.

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Bikes on Campus

Office of Sustainability

Bike to Work Day 2018

June 11, 2018 — 
Grab your helmet, clean your brakes, and oil your chain, because Bike to Work Day 2018 is on its way!

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