Office of Sustainability News Archive
April 15, 2021 —
From April 19-23, celebrate Earth Day and Restore Our Earth by participating in virtual events and activities from home
March 23, 2021 —
New PPD recycling bins to discard disposable masks and other disposable PPE items that cannot or should not be worn anymore
March 22, 2021 —
Recognizing ongoing research and initiatives that contribute to advancement of the goal of clean water and sanitation for all
March 8, 2021 —
Wouter Deconinck, Associate Professor of Physics, is the recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award. The award recognizes exceptional and continuous integration of sustainability into teaching, research and engagement activities. Deconinck began teaching at UM less than two years ago, and already he has introduced unique course and program offerings that have engaged students and benefited our campus community.
February 26, 2021 —
Discover UM’s wide range of Virtual Community Events in March that are open to all.
February 17, 2021 —
UM community invited to participate in full-day virtual program
January 26, 2021 —
The Office of Sustainability is inviting the University of Manitoba (UM) community to get outside and enjoy the winter weather during the Jack Frost Challenge
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.