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Gardening 101 at Downtown Campus

Thu, 2013-05-09 12:15 - 13:15
Leacock Building : #232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Have you always dreamed of planting a garden but were not not quite sure where or how to start?  Maybe you don’t think you have a green thumb. Gardening is one of the most relaxing and rewarding activities you can find. Christie-Anna Lovat, M.Sc. Candidate, Plant Science Department, will present basic gardening tips and advice to get you started in the right direction.

During this presentation, you will learn:

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Gardening 101 at Mac Campus

Wed, 2013-05-01 12:15 - 13:15
Faculty Lounge
Price: FREE

Have you always dreamed of planting a garden but were not not quite sure where or how to start?  Maybe you don’t think you have a green thumb. Gardening is one of the most relaxing and rewarding activities you can find. Christie-Anna Lovat, M.Sc. Candidate, Plant Science Department, will present basic gardening tips and advice to get you started in the right direction.

During this presentation, you will learn:

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Second Annual McGill E-Waste Collection event hosted by Reboot McGill

Thu, 2013-04-04 09:00 - Fri, 2013-04-05 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5
Price: FREE

Drop off your old computers and other personal electronic gadgets on campus during this unique two day event!

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The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards Gala: A Community Sustainability Celebration

Wed, 2013-04-03 18:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: FREE

Please RSVP* to rethink [at] mcgill [dot] ca by Friday, March 22, 2013.

The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow toward sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.

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Montréal à Votre Service ...Écologique (SP0093)

Status: ONGOING January 2013 - present

McGillians and Montrealers rely on ecosystem services (ES) – the benefits people obtain from ecosystems – but we are often unaware of their importance in our daily lives.

Vision 2020 – Making It Real

Mon, 2013-02-25 13:00 - 16:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: FREE


Event: Monday, February 25th, 1-4pm, Thomson House Ballroom

Come hear some of the great sustainability action ideas that your fellow students, faculty and staff have been carrying around in their back pockets—and submit some of your own! 

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MFDS Marine Stewardship Certification (SP0088)

Status: COMPLETED December 2012

From the initial application: McGill Food and Dining Services began to change their seafood purchasing practices about two years ago, after an MSE applied student research group (ENVR 401) approached them and offered to research feasible alternatives for MFDS’s seafood sourcing.

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Furniture Asset and Management (SP0085)

Status: ONGOING Spring/Summer 2012 - January 2014

Wishing to participate more actively in the Sustainability efforts endorsed by McGill University, we would like to develop a website to facilitate the redistribution of used furniture within the McGill community.

Toolkit for Change (SP0084)

Status: ONGOING September 2012 - September 2013

From the initial application: The McGill Food Systems Project, initiated by a small group of students together with a few core staff members three years ago, is considered a successful example of organizational change that contributes to environmental sustainability.

Constructive Consumerism (SP0080)

Status: ONGOING May 2012 - present

From the initial applications: In creating a food system known for its transparency and accountability, the McGill Food Systems Project (MFSP) practices an exemplary model of student engagement where diverse stakeholders are able to work in collaboration towards a common goal.