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Welcome back! We hope you've enjoyed the holiday break and feel excited to start a new term. This month, we're bringing you all the newest sustainability-related content you need to start the year off on a good foot. Keep up to date with new policies, events, and news so that you can stay in-the-know.

This month’s habit in focus: Save and use our nifty Holiday Hacks guide for every season!

Green Ribbon Award Nominations

Nominate a member of the U of T community who has contributed to the sustainability of St. George campus by Jan 28th! 
Annual Report on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability

Report by Presidential's Advisory Committee reviews progress and future plans in sustainability.
Going Greener 2018 Report

Downtown U of T campus's efforts to build ultra-low-energy, affordable housing is featured in this province-wide report.
U of T's mountain biking team recognized for Don Valley clean-up

The annual event has collectively removed approximately 44,000 lbs of garbage over the past 18 years.
Smoke-free Campus

U of T prohibits tobacco, cannabis, vaping and other products on all U of T property beginning Jan 1st.
Major breakthrough in renewable energy research

Prof. Ted Sargent's lab has developed a new catalyst that could make it easier to make hydrogen from water.
U of T-led team investigates "polynas" in the Arctic

Team led by U of T's Kent Moore and Axel Schweiger looks into a patch of open water the size of Nova Scotia.
How one student gained conservation experience in the Rouge

Raised in India, Devanshi Kukadia's passion for nature and wildlife brought her to Toronto's national urban park.
U of T Trash Team focuses on road runoff and its effects on Humber River 

Prof. Chelsea Rochman, and Rachel Giles are part of a research group looking into waterway contaminants.

Register by February 4th for this free MOOC (Massive Online Open Class) with U of T experts and learn how physical therapy can benefit your life!

How hard is it to keep pace with some of the world's biggest track stars? The U of T Track Team finds out for you.
Two U of T students awarded for sustainability work in GTA
Sat, Jan 12th 10:00am-4:00pm
Learn leadership skills and network with other student leaders at this free conference. Register on the CLN!
Thurs, Jan 24th 11:00am-1:00pm
The Sustainability Office is collaborating with Get Crafty! Join us to make cutlery sets and pouches.
Every Thursday Jan 11th-Feb 7th
Learn how to garden with Dig in! Campus Agriculture and City of Toronto's Alfredo Correa.
Sun, Jan 20th 11:00am-6:30pm
Take a break from the city at the Hart House Farm; learn the art of pie-making and enjoy nature! 
Thu, Jan 24th 9:40am-2:00pm
Engage in workshops and explore relevant and current issues at this inclusive Hart House community fair. 
Jan 25th-Feb 7th (Reservations begin Jan 10)
Enjoy a masterfully prepared three-course meal from a prix fixe menu at Hart House. 
Wed, Jan 30th 9:30am-2:30 pm
Join the Faculty of Medicine to learn about diversity & inclusion in healthcare.
Winterize your room and stay warm all winter long!
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