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Sustainability in Manitoba schools ‘a hopeful story’

April 13, 2017 — 
Some 80 Manitoba educators came together April 6-7 at the Faculty of Education to plan for the future of environmental sustainability in education in the province.

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Active Living Centre achieves LEED® certification

March 14, 2017 — 
ALC has been certified LEED Silver by the Canadian Green Building Council


Riding a bike in the winter isn't that difficult but you need to dress properly

Winter Bike to Work Day and the Jack Frost Challenge kick off this February

February 9, 2017 — 
The Office of Sustainability will be co-hosting several events to celebrate active transportation and getting outside in winter

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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

Talking trash

February 6, 2017 — 
U of M prepares comprehensive waste audit and compost feasibility study

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Top stories of 2016

December 26, 2016 — 
Stories highlighting the success of our students and showcasing the global impact of our faculty, alumni and researchers

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Christmas dinner … Making it more sustainable

December 19, 2016 — 
Christmas dinner and other celebratory meals are a valued holiday tradition for many families and friends. But how often do we think about where that food comes from?

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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

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


CBC: U of M lab abuzz after bee house wins sustainability design award

October 12, 2016 — 
'A group of researchers and students at the University of Manitoba have won an international sustainability design award for a set of bee houses they created on campus'


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.

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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