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Happy July! We hope you are enjoying the beautiful weather and making the most out of these long summer days. 

This month's habit in focus: Take only what you need! (food, napkins and so on)
U of T is officially 'winning at summer'! 

U of T's Instagram account ranked #1 in 'universities winning at summer'. Thanks to our Facilities and Services team for keeping campus photo-ready!
Innovative approaches to carbon finance

U of T hosted a forum on how sustainable finance can be used to fund carbon reduction projects. 
U of T Food Services hosted a two-day professional development session around plant-based cooking for campus chefs. Stay tuned for more!
New bike recycling program at Trinity

In partnership with the cycling organization Bike Chain, the program re-purposes abandoned bikes and old parts into smooth, summer rides. 

ICYMI - local charity event provided opportunity for U of T ecologists to lead trash cleanup and track local litter.
Plastic is a problem in the Great Lakes

U of T research explores how plastic is not just a problem in our oceans, it's also affecting the Great Lakes.
First place prize for motion + hydrogen powered boat design

Team of U of T Engineering students win an international clean energy design competition.
Environmental Distance Learning

Starting Winter 2019: Advanced Certificate in Environmental Management, and the Certificate in Climate Change Policy and Practice.
U of T Engineering: A way with water

Read how U of T Engineering researchers are leading the way in addressing pressing global water challenges.  
Food and global child health

Plugging data gaps: Research seeks to understand relationships between food systems and diet-related health outcomes among school-age children.
Seasonal produce guide

Resource: Looking to eat seasonally? Bookmark this guide to keep track of in season fruits and vegetables for Ontario.

Arm day, leg day, brain day?

U of T Professor Darlene Reid outlines the benefits of multi-tasking for individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Water technology: A U of T researcher is developing a water-purifying sponge
School of Cities’ interim director encourages U of T city builders to dream big
The height of cool: Battling the heat from U of T’s experimental green roof
July 10
Discover what's growing in U of T's Learning Gardens across campus! Meet at OISE to begin at 4pm, 252 Bloor St. West.
ICYMI - BlogTO has rounded up a list of Farmers' Markets in Toronto by day of the week to meet your local ingredient needs.
July 11 - Oct 3
The UTSC Farmer's Market is running Wednesdays until October. Stop by and pick up some fresh and local produce!
Green hack: Be prepared! Want to move towards a "zero-waste" lifestyle? Pack your bag with reusables to reduce your reliance on single-use items.
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