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Happy Bike Month! Find the latest sustainability highlights below – from plans to build a new timber tower on our downtown campus, to students bringing attention to water conservation using film.

This month's habit in focus: if you can't reuse it, refuse it! 
Exciting news: Reaching new heights with wood building

U of T to build what is expected to be the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America.
An inspiring message for graduates: Individual action matters 

Primatologist Jane Goodall spoke at U of T on Earth Day 2018 and left a message for U of T's graduating class.
Veggie Mondays with @UeaToronto

Veggie Mondays is a campus-wide initiative to raise awareness about plant-based foods. Pledge to go veggie and enjoy the benefits!
Getting serious about water scarcity

Four U of T students and alumni are calling attention to water conservation with a short film for an international competition.
Giving thanks: Medicine garden opens for the summer

Learn about the father-daughter duo that tend to the Kahontake Kitikan Garden and the four sacred medicines. 
Toronto: Towards a Smart and Inclusive City-Region (Recording)

Urban experts came to U of T for a conference on how to make cities both smart and inclusive. 
Mining your phone for social good

U of T researchers are developing new methods for recovering strategic materials from disused electronics and other forms of waste.
New research on food insecurity and health 

U of T study finds food insecurity more than doubles the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
U of T researchers awarded funding for greenhouse gas project

Professor Geoff Ozin and the U of T Solar Fuels Team awarded almost $1 million to scale their research.
We all have a role in our students' mental wellness

See your role: Explore 22 recommendations across five key areas to discover how you fit in.
Excitement grows for U of T's plans to build wood tower
World Environment Day was June 5th. We are all challenged to beat plastic pollution. If you can't reuse it, REFUSE IT!
Living labs: Exciting new urban agriculture project at Trinity.
What makes cities tick? U of T President spoke to Monocle about what the School of Cities hopes to achieve (interview starts at 16:50).
June 13 & 18
Bikechain will be hosting: 1) bike safety and the law - what to do if you get hit, and 2) how to choose and fit a bicycle.
June 14, 21, 28 +more
Join weekly opportunities Mondays through Fridays to practise secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation and focus.
June 16
Don't throw it away! Bring your broken home appliances and electronics and learn how to fix them with volunteers from the Repair Café.
June 19
Alternative-financing paths to a low-carbon future; The University of Toronto’s path forward. (SOLD OUT) 
BlogTO has rounded up a list of Farmers' Markets in Toronto by day of the week to meet your produce needs.
June is Bike Month, so we are gearing up and reminding ourselves of the many reasons we choose to bike!
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