Office of Sustainability News Archive
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.
January 24, 2023 —
Free cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, snow-shoeing and winter walks for Jack Frost Challenge
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.
November 24, 2022 —
The holiday season is quickly approaching; the Office of Sustainability shares twelve suggestions to have a climate-friendly, zero waste holiday.
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.
October 14, 2022 —
Waste Reduction Week is back! UM is participating in Waste Reduction Week by hosting a variety of events on campus and sharing helpful tips on Instagram to help you reduce waste at home.
October 5, 2022 —
In celebration of Energy Efficiency Day, learn what UM is doing to increase energy efficiency on campus, and identify actions you can take at home
September 23, 2022 —
Celebrate a sustainable future by participating in a variety of green events and activities throughout the month of October.
September 6, 2022 —
Through my experience at COP26, working at the Office of Sustainability, and through courses during the later years of my undergraduate degree I have been able to determine I want to focus on working with people and communities to solve climate issues.
August 16, 2022 —
A restorative space and plant wall provide a breath of fresh air at the Fort Garry campus! With help from the Success Through Wellness grant, hosted by Human Resources and Student Affairs in 2020, the Desautels Faculty of Music in partnership with the Office of Sustainability (OOS) has built a plant wall on the fourth floor of Taché Hall.