Office of Sustainability News Archive
December 10, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba has officially signed the Global University and Colleges Climate Letter, which acknowledges that our planet and climate are in a state of emergency.
November 24, 2020 —
Our planet’s natural resources are being exhausted to meet the demand of over-consumptive societies, rather than being conserved to sustain future generations and ourselves.
November 2, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba is committed to operating an efficient campus that is continually working to be more sustainable. As part of the Sustainability Strategy 2019-2023, the Office of Sustainability is developing a Waste Reduction & Management Plan (WRMP), which will help UM work toward a zero-waste system. UM community invited to participate in waste reduction and management survey.
July 2, 2020 —
Are you ready to join the "Choose to refuse" single-use plastic challenge for the entire month of July?
June 22, 2020 —
Data and feedback from the 2020 survey responses continue to inform recommendations to better support UM students, staff and faculty.
June 18, 2020 —
UM has pledged to follow the United Nations’ Principles in Responsible Investing framework
May 27, 2020 —
It’s time to start logging your sustainable commute again – the annual Commuter Challenge will take place from May 31 to June 6 but with a little bit of a work from home twist!
May 13, 2020 —
During this time of reflection on the year, we’d like to highlight the efforts of some fabulous UM students, staff and faculty in contributing to the betterment of our campus and community! The following winners of the 2020 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Night on March 5.
May 7, 2020 —
It’s National Compost Week! While we’re spending more time at home, it’s a good time to try backyard composting!
May 1, 2020 —
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