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The weather may be starting to cool down, but we have a newsletter hot off the (internet) press to keep you warm!

Our Communication Assistants took on a week of Waste Reduction Week challenges. Read how they plan to bring it into their everyday lives
Take the Pledge!

Support our campus initiative and take the pledge to make a small personal change to promote a thriving and sustainable environment!
Landyard Lending Pilot Project

Need landyards for an event? Borrow ours to divert unnecessary waste - and save money - through the Lanyard Lending Pilot program.
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Meeting the challenge: Climate change and sustainability at U of T

New committee at U of T to create additional opportunities for more sustainable practices on campus.
 
U of T researchers play important role in City of Toronto's Bloor Street bike lane evaluation

U of T pitches in to evaluate the project whose fate will be decided by City Council on Nov. 7. 
Bees in the city: U of T experts on designing green roofs for pollinators

Toronto's urbanites propose green rooftop plantings as possible solution to the rapidly declining bee populations.
Fishing nets a major cause of death in declining New Zealand sea lion population: U of T researcher

U of T's Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology assess the increasing risks of aquatic bycatch.
Going zero-waste is a lifestyle choice that is healthier, easier, and cheaper than you might think. 
Google's Sidewalk Labs signs deal for Toronto 'smart city' makeover
Toronto ranked one of the greenest cities in the world
The Lancet Commission's findings on pollution and health 
U of T grad works to take food waste off the menu for businesses
Returning land to nature - and the Alderville First Nation
Study finds ride-share services draw us away from public transit
November
Nov. 1st kicks off an entire month devoted to the environmental, ethical and health benefits of veganism. Challenge yourself to meatless days throughout November!
TODAY
Come listen to U of T experts on their perspectives of what a 'smart city' really is and how cities can get there. Register here
TOMORROW
Watch an eye-opening art installation being created out of the everyday waste of students on campus.
November 3-4
Jump into a collaborative experience to tackle the issues of food security and food waste in Ontario. Compete for over $25,000 in prizes!
November 5
Interested in learning about green products and services? Come out and explore the work of 40+ ENGOs at the 9th Annual EcoFair. Admission is FREE.
November 14
In collaboration with Ryerson, U of T's Veg Club hosts a special talk led by an Australian animal rights activist. Come out for an insightful evening! 
November 20
Join Canadian environmental leader Bruce Lourie in a discussion on the future of sustainable development. Register here
November 22
U of T's School of the Environment invites you to a stimulating seminar!
November 22
Register for youth training on the UN Sustainable Development Goals! 
Green Hacks: Wear a Sweater!
It's sweater weather! Be fashionable and environmentally friendly. 
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