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The fall semester is in full swing! There are a number of events and new programs to tell you about, so we won't keep you waiting...

Help divert unnecessary waste - and save money - by sourcing lanyards for your next event through the Lanyard Lending Pilot program.

Are you living in residence on campus?

Certify your room and get recognized for your sustainable practices! 
Green Courses: Certify your Course

Teaching a course this fall? Certify it as a Green Course and celebrate your paper savings! 
 
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U of T study aims to create most accurate estimate of Toronto’s greenhouse gas emissions

New U of T project uses spectrometer tied to a bike to directly measure Toronto's emissions.
U of T wins 2017 World Human-Powered Speed Challenge

U of T Engineering’s Human-Powered Vehicle Design Team has won the 2017 World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in Nevada.
Problem solver: why one U of T startup accelerator also works with larger corporations

Allanson International sought the multidisciplinary expertise of U of T's Impact Centre to fix lighting design.
Designing for hurricanes and floods: U of T students draft urban planning solutions for a Florida county

Master's students from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design address large-scale environmental issues related to climate change.
Participating in mindfulness meditation can provide an opportunity to learn and practice techniques that will increase your relaxation, resiliency and focus. 
U of T, Toronto sign MOU to support present & future collaboration
Jennifer Keesmaat to teach at University of Toronto
Toronto city council approves chickens in some neighbourhoods
Turning food waste into renewable bioplastics: winners of U of T's Hatchery competition
Ontario, Quebec, and California ink climate-change deal
Buzz-kill: Climate change threatens coffee-pollinating bees
October
Officially kick-started on October 1st, this month is all about awareness to the environmental, ethical and health benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. Take a Meatless Monday challenge!
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Interested in pursuing a career in sustainability? Come meet with representatives from various companies, NGOs, and institutions.
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Learn about urban beekeeping and the important role bees play within our food systems.

Visit their event page for details.
October 8
Take part in a massive community meal that aims to shed light on food waste by making a delicious feast out of food that would have otherwise been thrown away. 
October 16
The right to food is a basic human right everyone in the world is entitled to. Find out more about this day and the progress toward reaching #ZeroHunger.
October 18
U of T's School of the Environment invites you to a seminar on traditional architecture and habitat protection.
October 26
Register to join fellow U of T alumni and friends for a lecture that explores the role of infrastructure in shaping citizenship. 
November 22
Join this youth training on the UN Sustainable Development Goals! 
Green Hacks: Halloween
Don't get spooked by food waste this Halloween! 
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