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Sustainability Week 2023

Join us for the fourth annual UTM Sustainability Week! Sustainability Week will be held this year from Monday March 13th to Friday March 17th, 2023 in partnership with UTMSU, the UTM Sustainability Office, and the MScSM Student Executive Council (MSEC). 

This year the theme for the week will be Acknowledge. Align. Act. As we collectively acknowledge there is a climate crisis and we all have a part to play, align our skills and values to an area of sustainability, and act towards making important changes for the planet. The purpose of this week is to create impact and encourage collaboration on campus towards a more sustainable community on campus and beyond. 

We will be featuring Love + Sustainability events throughout Sustainability Week in memoriam of UTM Professor Barbara Murck, an advocate for all things sustainability and beloved member of our community. This year’s Sustainability Week will be dedicated to Professor Murck.

If you are a student organization, UTM department, or community partner with an idea for Sustainability Week, we ask you to fill out the registration form at: https://forms.office.com/r/X7LyvGPMrJ. Alternatively, you can contact Michelle Atkinson at michelle.atkinson@utoronto.ca to learn how you can be more involved!

If you are a UTM department who is interested in learning more about how you can be involved in Sustainability Week, please join us for a Lunch and Learn on January 19th from 12pm-1pm on Zoom : https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/87336597497

If you are a student organization who is interested in participating in Sustainability Week, stay tuned for details for a Lunch and Learn during the week of January 23rd, 2023, to learn more about how you can be involved in this campus-wide initiative.

Sustainability Week 2022

Looking to be part of Sustainability Week 2022? Contact us today!

Sustainability Week 2021

In March 2021, MScSM students and other students’ groups organized their Sustainability Week themed around understanding how sustainability intersects all aspects of life. Each day of the week had a theme: Mindful Monday, Trashless Tuesday, Wellness Wednesday, Tech Thursday, and Future Friday. The week provided opportunities for campus community members to showcase and share their passion and contributions to sustainability. Students’ participation was overwhelming, with over 40 events run by students. 

Learn more here!

 

Sustainability Week Poster

 

Trashion Show 2021

We were happy to include the third annual Trashion Show in the programming. The event was hosted by Creatives For a Change, Zero Waste UTM, UTMSU, and Greenwood. The theme of the night was “New Hope". 

Read what The Medium had to say here

 

Diana Da