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Plastic Free July

July 2, 2019 — 
Join the “Choose to refuse” single use plastic challenge, all month long!

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U of M to host first-ever outdoor farmers’ market

June 26, 2019 — 
Join us for the first-ever outdoor University of Manitoba Farmers’ Market! The outdoor market, hosted by the Office of Sustainability, operates every second Tuesday during the summer.

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Commuter Challenge 2019 results

June 21, 2019 — 
The Commuter Challenge results are in! From June 2-8, University of Manitoba participants logged over 30,000 KMs by foot, bike, bus or carpool, and avoided almost 6,000 KGs of CO2 emissions in just one week!

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Bike to Work Day 2019

June 7, 2019 — 
Grab your helmet, clean your brakes and oil your chain, because Bike to Work Day is on its way!

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Commuter Challenge 2019

May 31, 2019 — 
Get active this June 2-8 in the friendly competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or bus to school or work

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Jane's Walk.

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Jane’s Walk: Bringing communities together

April 25, 2019 — 
Join us for the Restorative Spaces and Art & History walks as part of the Jane’s Walk celebrations on May 2 and May 3 at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses

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U of M advances to STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

March 12, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has been awarded a STARS Gold rating, improving upon the three-year status of STARS Silver, in recognition of its improvements to the university’s efforts in sustainability initiatives

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Sustainability Night: Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals

February 25, 2019 — 
Come join us for Sustainability Night on March 7 to connect with other sustainability-focused people

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People snowshoeing

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Celebrate Winter with the Jack Frost Challenge

January 31, 2019 — 
Join us Feb. 3 – 9, for a week of outdoor activities at the University of Manitoba

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Winter on Fort Garry campus.

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Nominations Open for the Campus Sustainability Awards

January 14, 2019 — 
Do you have a friend or student group who shows leadership, creativity and dedication to a sustainability on campus? If so, nominate them for a 2019 Campus Sustainability Award. The University of Manitoba Campus Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, student groups and staff to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

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