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U of T piloting free menstrual products in campus washrooms

U of T piloting free menstrual products in campus washrooms

Facilities & Services, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students, is developing a new program that is aimed at advancing equity and enhancing the campus experience.

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Six ways you can make your home office more sustainable

Six ways you can make your home office more sustainable

With much of the U of T community working and studying from home right now due to the pandemic, the Sustainability Office is sharing some easy steps to make your temporary home workspace more sustainable.

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Get to know F&S: Alexandra Stamatakos

Get to know F&S: Alexandra Stamatakos

Alexandra Stamatakos, a call centre operator at Facilities & Services, brings a personal touch to maintenance calls across the St. George campus.

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Get to know F&S: Vic Cassano

Get to know F&S: Vic Cassano

Vic Cassano, the senior reductions utility manager at Facilities & Services, is using his dedication and experience to help make St. George’s climate positive commitments come to fruition.

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St. George staff, faculty, and students come together to make spaces and events more sustainable

St. George staff, faculty, and students come together to make spaces and events more sustainable

Over this past year, the Sustainability Office has crafted the Sustainable Change Programs for faculty, staff, and students to make offices, labs, courses, residences, and events more sustainable by empowering their greatest agents of change—you. And they are brimming with enthusiasm to launch the programs in early 2022.

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Driving into a low-carbon future with a green fleet

Driving into a low-carbon future with a green fleet

Facilities & Services has approximately 50 gasoline- or diesel-powered vehicles covering campus safety, recycling, caretaking, grounds, moving, mail, and trades—making it one of the largest university vehicle fleets in Canada. Pickup trucks, vans, SUVs, and compacts are used to move staff, equipment, parts, and waste around campus.

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