Office of Sustainability News Archive
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.
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.
UM 2023 Sustainability Award Winners
March 27, 2023 —
Each year the university celebrates students, staff and faculty who are actively working towards bettering sustainability on campus. The following winners of the 2023 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Night on March 8.
Sustainability Night and panel discussion is Mar. 8!
February 24, 2023 —
Join us for Sustainability Night 2023 on March 8 to connect with other sustainability-minded members of the UM campus community.
Nominations open for the UM Sustainability Awards
January 30, 2023 —
Do you have a friend, co-worker or professor who shows leadership, creativity and dedication to a sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals on campus? If so, nominate them for a 2023 UM Sustainability Award.
Gather your team for the Jack Frost Challenge
January 27, 2023 —
Join friends and fellow Manitobans for this year’s Jack Frost Challenge — a province-wide event organized by the Green Action Centre that takes place from Feb. 5 to 11 and encourages participants to complete 130 collective kms of winter activities.
Get UM winter-active
January 24, 2023 —
Free cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, snow-shoeing and winter walks for Jack Frost Challenge
Voice your opinion, take the Campus Commute Survey
January 16, 2023 —
UM needs your help to improve your campus commute and help inform future transportation planning. Fill out the Campus Commute Survey between January 16-31, 2023.
12 Days of Sustainable Giving Returns
November 24, 2022 —
The holiday season is quickly approaching; the Office of Sustainability shares twelve suggestions to have a climate-friendly, zero waste holiday.
UM improves on STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements
November 7, 2022 —
The University of Manitoba has earned a STARS gold rating for a second time in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance. UM’s 2022 STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website.