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Protecting our trees through biological pest management

May 31, 2021 — 
Chemical-free spraying for canker worm and elm spanworm takes place on campus in June

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earth, seen from space

President’s message on Earth Day

April 21, 2021 — 
UM has made significant changes to become leaders of sustainability research and practices, and there is much more to do.

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Sustainability-in-Action Facility

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New facility gets hands-on with sustainability technologies

April 1, 2021 — 
Sustainability-in-Action Facility will showcase experiential learning and demonstration opportunities that relate to sustainability

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Now you can recycle masks and other personal protective equipment

March 23, 2021 — 
New PPD recycling bins to discard disposable masks and other disposable PPE items that cannot or should not be worn anymore

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Office of Sustainability

Celebrating energy efficiency at UM and at home

October 6, 2020 — 
National Energy Efficiency Day (Oct. 7) celebrates the importance of increasing our energy efficiency to reduce consumption and greenhouse gases.

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Office of Sustainability

Celebrate Sustainability Month at the University of Manitoba

September 30, 2020 — 
You are invited to participate in a variety of virtual green-focused initiatives throughout October!

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Lake Winnipeg in northern Manitoba

Muddied waters

August 7, 2020 — 
Lake Winnipeg is dying and Indigenous communities and researchers supporting them have responded.

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Office of Sustainability

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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Office of Sustainability

How to have a low-waste holiday!

December 9, 2019 — 
Here are some tips to reduce your waste this holiday season!

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Doug Cattani

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Innovative crop researcher captures sustainability award

October 18, 2019 — 
Doug Cattani, Plant Science, receives Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award for work on perennial crops

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