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Rapid Transit shelter along Dafoe Road.


Commuting towards sustainability

November 17, 2023 — 
Every second year, the Office of Sustainability, along with the Green Action Centre, collects data on how University of Manitoba (UM) community members travel to and from our campuses.

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Campus Sustainability Map Launches

November 17, 2023 — 
The Office of Sustainability has launched a brand-new interactive map that highlights sustainability features and pedestrian and cycling trails on campus.

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Students in Networking Workshop

Sustainability networking event postponed

October 16, 2023 — 
Join the Office of Sustainability for a fast-paced, interactive networking event on Oct. 24, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the EITC Atrium.

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Waste collection bin in University Centre

Textiles, e-waste and plastics, oh my!

October 12, 2023 — 
Waste Reduction Week 2023 is Oct. 16 to 20, and the Office of Sustainability has some interactive events planned to help us all explore the themes of a circular economy.

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Image of UM electric vehicle driving through campus

Driving towards a greener campus

October 11, 2023 — 
VIDEO: See how the University of Manitoba is setting an example and inspiring change in the province by exploring innovative solutions around energy consumption that are paving the road for a more sustainable future.

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earth, seen from space

Dedication to a healthier planet: 10 Office of Sustainability milestones

October 3, 2023 — 
2023 marks the tenth anniversary of the Office of Sustainability at the University of Manitoba. Through innovative practices, programs and resources, including the UM Climate Action Plan, it has made significant sustainable impacts. With much, much more on the horizon, let’s look back at 10 milestones from the first of many chapters in sustainability and climate action at UM.

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Bike lanes on a street near Bannatyne campus

Sustainability Month and you

September 29, 2023 — 
October is Sustainability Month, which means it’s time for all of us to look at ways we can get involved in developing a more climate-friendly University of Manitoba.

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Ji Hyun Ko

Asper School of Business

Replacing profit with purpose

August 8, 2023 — 
Asper researchers are publishing work that rethinks traditional business models and prioritizes sustainability. Despite the lingering, outdated sentiment that sustain-centric business is an alternative perspective, they demonstrate how and why sustainability is the future—and the now—of business.

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Waste collection bin in University Centre


Expanded waste streams coming to a hallway near you

June 1, 2023 — 
UM is excited to announce the addition of new hallway waste bin infrastructure in 10 buildings at the Fort Garry Campus.

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Bike tour along southwest rapid transit path.


Get ready to move, sustainably

May 24, 2023 — 
Gear up to participate in two popular summer sustainability events, Bike to Work Day and the Commuter Challenge.

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