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Sustainability Projects Fund Seeking PGSS Members for Working Group

The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) is looking for a PGSS representative to sit on its Working Group starting in September 2018 for a one- to two-year mandate. The PGSS representative would be one of eight Working Group members, who ensure that the SPF meets its mandate to build a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects....

Published: 15 May 2018

Apply for the Sustainable Labs Award

Dear Colleagues,

 

As a follow-up to the creation of the McGill Sustainable Labs Guide last year, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Sustainable Labs Award and we are inviting you to apply.

 

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Published: 4 May 2018

Sustainability Projects Fund to continue for five more years

McGill Reporter | April 12, 2018 by: Toby Davine

The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF), the $900,000 a year fund dedicated to supporting sustainability projects on McGill’s campuses, will continue for an additional five years.

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Published: 13 Apr 2018

Catalyst Awards celebrate McGill’s sustainability leaders

McGill Reporter | April 4, 2018 by: Monica Allaby

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Published: 13 Apr 2018

McGill to ban sale of bottled water on campus

McGill Reporter | March 21, 2018 by: Toby Davine

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Published: 13 Apr 2018

MOOS is hiring two new interns!

Looking for part-time work in which you can gain skills and experience with a passionate team trying to make McGill a better place? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is hiring two new interns for the coming year: a Communications Intern and a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Intern.

 

1. Communications Intern:

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Published: 27 Mar 2018

We're Hiring a Zero-Waste Coordinator!

The McGill Office of Sustainability and the Department of Buildings and Grounds is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Zero-waste Coordinator. 

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Published: 8 Feb 2018

McGill ranked Canada’s 2nd-greenest campus

McGill Reporter | October 30, 2017 by: Toby Davine

 

McGill is the second greenest campus in Canada according to the 2017 Corporate Knights Green Campus Ranking.

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Published: 2 Feb 2018

McGill Launches Climate and Sustainability Action Plan

The Bull & Bear | December 29, 2017 by: Joelle Moses

"Building upon the 2014-2016 Sustainability Action Plan, the new agenda not only addresses general sustainability within the institution, but incorporates an additional focus: climate change. The plan signifies McGill’s commitment to leading-by-example in the realm of global climate action."

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Published: 19 Jan 2018

McGill outlines plan to reach Carbon neutrality by 2040

McGill Tribune | December 6, 2017 by: Andras Nemeth

After an extensive consultation process with over 500 McGill community members, the university launched its Climate & Sustainability Action Plan.

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Published: 19 Jan 2018

McGill University plans new bike centre, expansion of bike parking facilities

Canadian Cycling Magazine | November 30, 2017 by: Todd Aalgaard

Expanding cycling facilities and infrastructure on campus is a component of McGill's overarching plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. 

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Published: 19 Jan 2018

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

By Toby DavineOriginally published in McGill Reporter

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Published: 19 Jan 2018

McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040

Montreal Gazette | November 28, 2017 by: Katherine Wilton

"As part of its commitment to sustainability, the university will upgrade the energy systems in its buildings and increase bike parking across campus."

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Published: 19 Jan 2018

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

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

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