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Working and Studying At Home Green Tips

March 31, 2020 — 
Here are some simple sustainable tips to help you conserve energy, save money, and be more productive while you're at home!

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Students walking through the forest next to the Red River in winter

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Sustainability Night 2020: Knowledge to Climate Action

February 21, 2020 — 
Sustainability Night is an opportunity to network with sustainability minded students, staff, faculty and community members. The evening includes sharing of innovative stories and ideas, in a PechaKucha style presentation by those who are passionate about taking climate action

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

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University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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Group photo of snowshoers

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Bundle up for the Jack Frost Challenge

January 20, 2020 — 
Jack Frost Challenge encourages teams of one to five people to log 130 collective kilometers of outdoor winter activities over the course of the week.

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Transit Station

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Improve your campus commute

January 20, 2020 — 
The new survey will provide UM with the data and information needed to continue planning and executing more sustainable transportation projects

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Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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New Year’s Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2020

January 6, 2020 — 
Here are some practical resolutions for a more sustainable 2020!

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UM Sustainability Awards

December 8, 2019 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

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Why should you shop local this holiday season?

December 2, 2019 — 
Here are five reasons to shop local this holiday season

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Got e-waste?

November 13, 2019 — 
Did you know, all electronic waste must be brought to a designated drop off location to be recycled?

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