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OIKOS McGill: Walk of Life [Feb 26]

Wed, 2014-02-26 16:00
McLennan Library Building : Front Entrance (in the Lobby), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9
Price: Free

Have you noticed how many trees are inside McGill and why? Students, faculty and staff are invited to step aside from the routine and walk with each other through underground McGill to see with new eyes. This unique and interdisciplinary dialogue makes use of our context and individual experience to answer the question: what is education for? The Walk happens every Wednesday at 4pm and meets at McLennan Library Lobby!

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Sustainability Friday, with Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)

Fri, 2014-02-28 16:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Please join us for a drink and a snack at Sustainability Friday, February 28, 4-6pm in the Faculty Club where we will share a toast to two new undergraduate programs in sustainability recently approved at McGill!
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It isn’t easy being green, but why not try?

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:35

Composting on campus: a big project in the works. After finishing the last bite of an apple, it’s almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then?

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar

Few people know the fate of their food waste. But for many McGill students, the matter wasn’t just a concern—it was the beginnings of a significant undertaking.

Source Site: /sustainability

Why McGill needs ECOLE

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:30

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 18, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Ilana Khin

Source Site: /sustainability

McGill student-run initiative Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE) project funded

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:24

Educational Community Living Environment looks forward to new house

Published on Feb 17, 2014 | The Daily
Written by Sarina Gupta

Source Site: /sustainability

b-Shack

Tue, 2014-02-18 15:03

b-Shack: Bourdonnement d’initiatives sur le campus MacDonald.

publié 11 fév 2014 | Le Délit
Rédigé par Alexandra Nadeau

Source Site: /sustainability

FARMM's b-Shack is an Urban Hive and Bee Study Center for McGill Students

Tue, 2014-02-18 14:55

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | Inhabitat
Written by Lori Zimmer

Source Site: /sustainability

SSMU Sustainability Case Competition – NEW Format!

Fri, 2014-03-14 (All day) - Sat, 2014-03-15 (All day)
University Centre : 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Thanks to everyone that applied to the SSMU Sustainability Case Competition. We are very excited to get teams together to tackle this year’s case on sustainable investments.
At this time, there have been some changes to the format of the competition. Instead of the original 2-month competition, the SSCC will take place over one weekend – Friday, March 14th to Saturday March 15th, 2014. 
The format will be very similar to a traditional business case competition.
Source Site: /sustainability
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SPOKES II Conference

Wed, 2014-02-26 11:00 - 14:30
University Centre : Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Price: Free *Registration Required

From 11am-2:30pm on Wed, Feb 26th, SSMU EnviroComm is bringing together some of the wonderful sustainability groups on campus to share their knowledge and skills with us all, as well as get you engaged in brainstorming and creating solutions regarding topics such as local food, sustainable buildings, beekeeping and more!

Source Site: /sustainability

Grand Opening of the Nest/Le Nid: SSMU's new student-run cafe

Tue, 2014-02-18 18:00
University Centre : Cafeteria, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Price: Free

After several weeks of operation, The Nest, SSMU’s brand-new Student-Run Café, is hosting its Grand Opening on Tuesday, February 18 at 6pm in the SSMU Cafeteria.

The evening will feature: interactive presentations, tours of our space, live music, kiosks with green groups, and of course food made fresh at The Nest!

A sampling of their menu and of their hors d'oeuvres will be available.

Source Site: /sustainability