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Bikes parked at bike racks

Commuter Challenge 2017

June 5, 2017 — 
The U of M is a registered workplace in the 2017 Commuter Challenge – a friendly week-long competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or take transit to school or work June 4 - 10

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Bike lockers on Fort Garry campus.

Bike lockers roll on to Fort Garry campus

May 18, 2017 — 
Sixteen sleek new bike lockers have recently been installed on Fort Garry campus. The lockers will provide cyclists with a personal, weather protected and secure enclosure for storing their bicycle

Jane’s Walk 2017

May 3, 2017 — 
The theme this year will be “There to Now,” which looks at the history of the university’s Fort Garry campus and its relationship to the community through its buildings and campus design

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Sustainability panel

Faculty of Education

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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THE ALC’S SOUTH FACING FAÇADE FEATURING PASSIVE SOLAR TECHNOLOGY. // PHOTO BY JERRY GRAJEWSKI AND PROVIDED BY CIBINEL ARCHITECTURE

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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

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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

University of Manitoba administrative building.

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

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