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Dew Water Harvest (SP0098)

Status: ONGOING Fall 2013 - present

McGill Feeding McGill 4 (SP0099)

Status: COMPLETED March 2013 - Fall 2014

The objective of the project is to provide locally grown fruits and vegetables from the Macdonald Campus’s Horticultural Center to McGill’s downtown residences and the general student community.

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CKUT Interview with Lilith Wyatt

Tue, 2013-05-21 15:54

CKUT's All Things McGill interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years. 

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Source Site: /sustainability

1st Annual GIMI indoor and outdoor plant sale!

Fri, 2013-06-07 11:00 - 14:00
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : Intersection of lower fields (halfway between Arts building & Roddick gates), 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G4
Price: FREE

Call for donations of indoor plants, outdoor plants or garden supplies!

Now that spring is finally here it’s time to think about plants!!  Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big? Do you need to divide your garden perennials?  Are your neighbours and friends tired of accepting your divided perennial “gifts”? Did you start too many tomato plants? We would be thrilled to receive any of them!

Source Site: /sustainability

Campus Dining – More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students

Tue, 2013-05-14 13:03

Published in the May 2013 Issue (Vol.15 No.5 p.18) of Today's Dietitian
Written by McKenzie Hall, RD

Source Site: /sustainability

The Stop Book Launch

Thu, 2013-05-23 19:00 - 21:00
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Christina
Organization: Community Food Centres Canada
Office Phone: 416 532 8826 ext. 229
Source Site: /sustainability

Childcare Access Study (SP0096)

Status: APPROVED May 2013 - February 2014

The McGill downtown campus currently has a serious shortage of available child care spots. This undoubtedly impacts child care accessibility for both graduate students and professors. Unfortunately, there has been no formal research examining the nature or extent of this problem.

Library Recycling Multibins (SP0097)

Status: COMPLETED March 2011 - December 2012

The Library Multibins project oversaw the purchase and installation of 25 specialized recycling/waste multibins in three libraries on McGill campus, including the main Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Redpath/Mclennan). This project involved an educational campaign designed to have users of the bins to take the routines they learn at the libraries and implement them at home.

Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Gardens 4 (SP0094)

Status: ONGOING May 2013 - present

Continuing from Macdonald Student-run Ecological Gardens 3 (SP0071)

 At the Macdonald campus of McGill University, a student-led initiative is bringing forth ecological agriculture into its food system, curriculums, internship opportunities and social sphere. 

Sustainability Symposium 3 (SP0092)

Status: COMPLETED Spring 2013