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Campus Commute Survey Lounge

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Win prizes and improve your commute. Take the 2018 Campus Commute survey.

January 22, 2018 — 
Take the 2018 Campus Commute survey

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Sustainability Night needs your passion

January 11, 2018 — 
Sustainability Night is an evening of innovative ideas and stories on how we can reduce our impact on the planet and make our day-to-day actions and systems more sustainable. A call for presenters is on now and we need your passion and desire for change to make the event a success!

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10 Resolutions You Can Stick To

January 5, 2018 — 
Moving into a new year is always a bit challenging. We start off strong with promises like Dry January, hitting the gym 4 days a week and eating healthier. Some of these promises and resolutions stick, but for the majority of us, they fade off into the distance as we settle in to the winter semester. Instead of thinking about large scale resolutions, try focusing on smaller achievable tasks which will benefit your wellbeing, your wallet and the planet.

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Aurelie Delaforge is a PhD student in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.

Some of our favourites of 2017

December 20, 2017 — 
A look back at a few of the noteworthy stories from the year, spanning scientific discoveries, sustainability and inclusiveness

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Holiday Wrapping

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Sustainable holiday tips

December 7, 2017 — 
This holiday season, the Office of Sustainability challenges you to think outside the gift box when planning events and giving gifts

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Open House

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Pedestrian & Cycling Plan Open House

November 24, 2017 — 
Round two of public feedback on the Pedestrian and Cycling Plan is open. If you are interested in seeing what the future holds for pedestrians and cyclists on the Fort Garry campus, then attend the open house and let us know what you think!

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Try it out – Buy Nothing Day

November 22, 2017 — 
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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Carpool

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Track Your Commute this November

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!

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Live screening of Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power featuring a Q&A with Al Gore

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.

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Fresh food - fruit.

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4 Tips to Green Your Consumer Habits

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.

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