Office of Sustainability News Archive
June 11, 2018 —
This year, 630 University of Manitoba participants logged over 43,000km of sustainable commuting which avoided almost 7,000kg of CO2.
June 11, 2018 —
Grab your helmet, clean your brakes, and oil your chain, because Bike to Work Day 2018 is on its way!
June 3, 2018 —
Get active in the June 3-9 friendly competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or bus to school or work
May 3, 2018 —
Give your old items to someone in need and go enjoy your summer! That is what student residence were told once the winter term exams wrapped up. The Give & Go campaign is a partnership between the Office of Sustainability and Residence Life, in efforts of reducing waste during the busy mid-April residence move out. Throughout the two-week move out window, students were able to donate more than 4,000 pounds of items that potentially would have ended up in landfill.
April 30, 2018 —
The Campus Commute Survey results are in
April 23, 2018 —
Join us for the Restorative Spaces and Art & History walks as part of the Jane’s Walk celebrations on May 4th at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses
April 19, 2018 —
Join the celebration by visiting an event at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses April 20
April 16, 2018 —
For student Dan Reihl sharing his passion for cycling with others is something that comes as naturally to him as taking a breath, so it was an obvious choice to volunteer with the Office of Sustainability and UMcycle
April 9, 2018 —
World-renowned electrochemist Michael Grätzel's upcoming lecture, entitled “Energy Beyond Oil,” will review recent progress in the area of exploitation of solar energy converters
April 2, 2018 —
The University of Manitoba Re-Shop: a campus waste diversion program dedicated to repurposing office furniture and supplies with no home. With no further details, you might already be picturing piles of broken chairs, dusty bookshelves, and tacky couches from some bygone day. However, with a quick visit to the Re-Shop you discover rows of pristine office desks, gleaming filing cabinets, a huge variety of comfortable office chairs, and maybe even stumble upon some strange yet wonderful treasure.