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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

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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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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'

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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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Metro: Indigenous principles at core of University of Manitoba planning guide

October 4, 2016 — 
The province's largest university is asking Indigenous communities to help envision a new campus.

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Op-ed: I like to ride my bicycle

September 26, 2016 — 
The bikes-versus-cars story is an unfortunate one. How can Winnipeggers dislike cyclists yet encourage our children to learn to ride bikes?

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Bike-blended smoothies from the Office of Sustainability

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Go ride a bike

June 24, 2016 — 
The main event of Bike Week is Bike to Work Day, taking place on Friday, June 24

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Rethinking stink about antibiotics in manure

June 15, 2016 — 
Antibiotics and manure. You probably don’t think of them at the same time. But across North America, manure and antibiotics often share the same pile.

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Live Well @ Work celebrates faculty and staff health and wellness

June 13, 2016 — 
Over 25 health and wellness events have been planned for faculty and staff at Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses

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