Office of Sustainability News Archive
September 23, 2022 —
Celebrate a sustainable future by participating in a variety of green events and activities throughout the month of October.
September 6, 2022 —
Through my experience at COP26, working at the Office of Sustainability, and through courses during the later years of my undergraduate degree I have been able to determine I want to focus on working with people and communities to solve climate issues.
August 16, 2022 —
A restorative space and plant wall provide a breath of fresh air at the Fort Garry campus! With help from the Success Through Wellness grant, hosted by Human Resources and Student Affairs in 2020, the Desautels Faculty of Music in partnership with the Office of Sustainability (OOS) has built a plant wall on the fourth floor of Taché Hall.
July 14, 2022 —
UM begins the transition to electric fleet vehicles
July 11, 2022 —
UM students, faculty and staff cycled, walked, took transit, carpooled, and worked and studied from home during Commuter Challenge week. Don’t let your sustainable commutes stop here!
June 9, 2022 —
University of Manitoba (UM) community members who drive electric vehicles now have more charging options on campus.
June 3, 2022 —
Bike to Work Day makes a triumphant return on Monday, June 6. Stop by UM pit stops for fun, snacks and prizes. Ready to save even more money on gas? Register for the Commuter Challenge, June 5-11.
May 5, 2022 —
Take a stroll with guide, Kevin Handkamer, UM campus planner, and learn about our oldest trees, our expanding arboretum, and some of the history, challenges and future opportunities for urban forestry on campus.
April 26, 2022 —
By limiting waste and changing our habits, we can reduce our environmental impact by reducing the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) being produced by the University. We've provided a recap of all the exciting initiatives at UM that focus on waste reduction, education and engagement to help us all lessen our impact.