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Greening McGill container garden by container garden

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff

Recently, the McGill Office of Sustainability brought together some 50 staff members to get outside and garden together as part of the Staff Community Garden project. Organizers want to give McGill staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.

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Published: 16 May 2017

McGill Sustainable Labs Guide for Researchers

**This message is sent on behalf of Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

Dear Colleagues,

Published: 11 May 2017

Student Job Opportunity: Project Assistant for the Little Free Library Initiative

Position Description:

Funded by McGill’s Sustainability Project Fund (SPF), The Little Free Library Initiative is looking for a project assistant. As a member of the coordinating committee, you will engage and network with fellow graduate students and faculty at McGill and other Canadian universities to help realize the project.

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Published: 8 May 2017

Sustainability Projects Fund wins prestigious City of Montreal Award

McGill Reporter | April 28, 2017

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Published: 1 May 2017

Catalyst Awards celebrate sustainability leader

McGill Reporter | April 11, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff 

On April 3, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) hosted its seventh annual Catalyst Awards Gala. Over 100 people gathered at the McCord Museum to celebrate individuals and teams who have made lasting contributions to the sustainability of the University.

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Published: 13 Apr 2017

Metal fuels used in space!

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a new clean energy era. Professor Berghtorson's team is in Sweden tonight to launch a clean energy experiment into space!
Published: 6 Apr 2017

McGill named Fair Trade Campus of the Year

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff and John Lindsay

At a ceremony in Halifax on February 25, McGill was named Fair Trade Campus of the Year by Fairtrade Canada, making us No. 1 among the 21 designated fair trade campuses across Canada. The award was granted by an independent panel of judges to the campus with the strongest commitment to fair trade.

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Published: 13 Mar 2017

McGill's Greenhouse Gas Inventory

McGill University manages a stock of buildings of over 600,000 m² which are on average fifty years of age and older.  A leader in education and research, McGill is characterized by very research-intensive activities, a travelling population, and high energy intensity.

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Published: 13 Mar 2017

Become a Sustainable Events Ambassador!

Are you interested in increasing the sustainability of events on campus?

Do you want to be part of a team of motivated students?

The McGill Sustainable Events project is hiring volunteers for the Sustainable Events Ambassador team! Join a group of like-minded students who will liaise with event organizers to ensure that their events are organized more sustainably--including social, economic and environmental considerations. 

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Published: 6 Mar 2017

A carbon-neutral McGill? Have your say and join the conversation

McGill Reporter | Feb. 28, 2017

By: Toby Davine

After six months, 11 consultation events, and hundreds of ideas gathered online and in person, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is inviting the McGill community to share their thoughts on possible targets for the Vision 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

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Published: 1 Mar 2017

Sustainability Projects Fund Internship

Looking for part-time work where you can geek out in spreadsheets and flex your organization skills? Consider joining the McGill Office of Sustainability team as a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Administrative Intern!

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Published: 21 Feb 2017

SPF Spotlight: LEEDing Operations & Maintenance

The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra

February 16, 2017

 

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Published: 17 Feb 2017

Work with the McGill Office of Sustainability!

 

One of the most vital components of the work of the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is communicating with the wider community about our challenges and milestones on the path towards sustainability.

To help with this task, MOOS is hiring TWO interns:

 

 

 

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Published: 2 Feb 2017

Internship Opportunities with the McGill Office of Sustainability

Are you a motivated McGill student looking for meaningful part-time work? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is seeking to fill two intern positions this semester: a Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting Intern and a Waste Reduction and Diversion Intern....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

McGill creates Advisory Council on Sustainability

McGill Reporter | October 25, 2016

by: Toby Davine

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

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