Green U of T

  • Sustainability Office

    The Sustainability Office exists to help the University of Toronto make significant and measurable progress towards sustainability. It acts as a resource hub for sustainability at the St. George campus.
    Address : 255 McCaul Street
    Associated Building : McCaul Street-254/256
    Accessibility Information :Building is wheelchair accessible. An elevator provided easy-access to all floors.

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  • The Sky Garden

    The Sky Garden

    The Sky Garden is an initiative supported by University of Toronto students, faculty and staff that aims to marry healthy eating and sustainable living. They divide the harvest between volunteers, local food banks, and campus restaurants and cafes.
    Address : 35 St. George Street
    Associated Building : Galbraith Building
    Accessibility Information :Inaccessible to public – Must be a University of Toronto student involved with the University’s Food and Water Institute.
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  • Dig In!

    Dig In! Demonstration Gardens (Sid Smith)

    Also Known as : Dig In!
    The Dig In! collective also maintains a series of gardens plots around campus. They are using these spaces to raise awareness about urban agriculture,, local food, and sustainable design issues on campus
    Address : 100 St.George Street
    Associated Building : Sidney Smith Hall
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  • Dig In!

    Dig In! Demonstration Gardens (Robarts)

    Also Known as : Dig In!
    The Dig In! collective also maintains a series of gardens plots around campus. They are using these spaces to raise awareness about urban agriculture,local food, and sustainable design issues on campus
    Address : 130 St.George Street
    Associated Building : John P. Robarts Library Building
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  • Dig In! Demonstration Gardens (Hart House)

    Dig In! Demonstration Gardens (Hart House)

    The Dig In! collective also maintains a series of gardens plots around campus. They are using these spaces to raise awareness about urban agriculture, local food, and sustainable design issues on campus.
    Address : 7 Hart House Circle
    Associated Building : Hart House
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  • Dig In!

    Dig In! Demonstration Gardens (Medical Sciences)

    Also Known as : Dig In!
    The Dig In! collective also maintains a series of gardens plots around campus They are using these spaces to raise awareness about urban agriculture, local food, and sustainable design issues on campus
    Address : 1 Kings College Circle
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  • Kahonitake Kitikan

    Kahonitake Kitikan

    Kahonitake Kitikan, located at Hart House, is a garden and sacred meeting space supported by First Nations House. Native plants, medicinal plants, and ceremonial herbs can all be found growing here.
    Address : 7 Hart House Circle
    Associated Building : Hart House
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  • Food for All Equity Garden

    Food for All Equity Garden

    The U.T.S.U. Food For All Equity Garden is a project that provides fresh, organic, locally grown produce to the U of T Food and Clothing Bank and also aims to promote food security and sustainability on campus by making use of the space around us.
    Address : 7 Hart House Circle
    Associated Building : Hart House
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  • U of T B.E.E.S

    UofT Beekeeping Site: Trinity College

    Also Known as : U of T B.E.E.S
    The UofT Beekeeping Education Enthusiast Society (B.E.E.S.) oversees a number of rooftop apiaries across camps.  B.E.E.S. champion organic, non-intrusive beekeeping approaches, and host educational events throughout the year.
    Address : 6 Hoskin Avenue
    Associated Building : Trinity College
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  • Retrofit

    Refrotfit King's Circle

    Also Known as : Retrofit
    A recent pilot project involved retrofitting metal halide streetlights with LED lights manufactured by Osram Sylvania. The LED product was a retrofit kit which fit inside the existing post-top luminaires.
    Address : King's College Road
    Associated Building : Sandford Fleming Building
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  • Swap Shop

    the U of T Swap Shop is a service run by Facilities & Services to keep surplus furniture, office equipment, supplies etc. in use. It is regularly replenished by U of T departments removing their old furniture.
    Address : 487 Spadina Avenue. South Borden Building
    Associated Building : Borden Building South

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  • Bike chain

    Bikechain

    Also Known as : Bike chain
    Bikechain is fully equipped to handle bicycle problems ranging from dirt and rust to flat tires; from loose pedals to bent wheels. The tools are the same quality as those found in commercial bike stores, specifically designed for use on bicycles.
    Address : 563 Spadina Crescent
    Associated Building : Borden Building North

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  • AC

    Solar Project Athletic Center

    Also Known as : AC
    In late 2009, the university installed 100 solar collector panels on the roof of the Athletic Centre, located at Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue.  It is currently the biggest initiative of its kind at a Canadian University
    Address : 55 Harbord Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Associated Building : Warren Stevens Building

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  • Solar Project Trinity College

    Solar Project Trinity College

    In 2008, 252 panels were installe on the roof of the Larkin Building to capture energy from the sun and turn it into electricity.
    Address : 6 Hoskin Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H8
    Associated Building : Trinity College
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  • Exam Center

    Exam Center

    The Exam Centre, built in 2008, is U of T's First LEED Gold Certified Project. It is home to Facilities and Services and Real Estate Operations. There is a living wall is on your right as you enter the building.
    Address : 255 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1W7
    Associated Building : Exam Centre

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  • ZooWoods (Beech-Maple ecosystem)

    ZooWoods (Beech-Maple ecosystem)

    ZooWoods is an experiment to test whether native plant species will be a better landscaping choice for the environment on campus. ZooWoods is a joint venture between campus groundkeepers and the Department of Zoology.
    Address : 25 Harbord Street
    Associated Building : Sidney Smith Hall
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  • ZooFoods (Boreal Forest, Carolinian, Prairie Ecosystem)

    ZooFoods (Boreal Forest, Carolinian, Prairie Ecosystem)

    ZooWoods is an experiment to test whether native plant species will be a better landscaping choice for the environment on campus. ZooWoods is a joint venture between campus groundkeepers and the Department of Zoology.
    Address : 105 St. George Street
    Associated Building : Earth Sciences Centre
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  • The Toronto School of Theology Garden

    The collective engages in urban agriculture, educating the community in aspects of gardening, food security, and environmental aspect.
    Address : 47 Queen's Park Crescent East
    Associated Building : Toronto School of Theology
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  • The Native Medicine Garden

    The collective engages in urban agriculture, educating the community in aspects of gardening, food security, and environmental aspect.
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    Associated Building : Hart House
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  • Battery Recycling: Sidney Smith Hall

    Battery Recycling: Sidney Smith Hall

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    Associated Building : Sidney Smith Hall
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  • Battery Recycling: Medical Sciences Building

    Battery Recycling: Medical Sciences Building

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    Associated Building : Medical Sciences Building
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  • Battery Recycling: O.I.S.E

    Battery Recycling: O.I.S.E

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    Associated Building : Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
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  • Battery Recycling: McLennan Labs

    Battery Recycling: McLennan Labs

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    Associated Building : McLennan Physical Laboratories
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  • Battery Recycling: Woodsworth Residence

    Battery Recycling: Woodsworth Residence

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    Associated Building : Woodsworth College Residence
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  • Battery Recycling: Lash Miller

    Battery Recycling: Lash Miller

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    Associated Building : Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories
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  • Battery Recycling: Robarts Library

    Battery Recycling: Robarts Library

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    Associated Building : John P. Robarts Library Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Exam Centre

    Battery Recycling: Exam Centre

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    Associated Building : Exam Centre
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  • Battery Recycling: Rotman School of Management

    Battery Recycling: Rotman School of Management

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    Associated Building : Rotman School of Management
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  • Battery Recycling: Sussex Court

    Battery Recycling: Sussex Court

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    Associated Building : Sussex Court
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  • Battery Recycling: Health Sciences Building

    Battery Recycling: Health Sciences Building

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    Associated Building : Health Sciences Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Swap Shop

    Battery Recycling: Swap Shop

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    Associated Building : Borden Building South
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  • Battery Recycling: Faculty of Dentistry

    Battery Recycling: Faculty of Dentistry

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    Associated Building : Dentistry Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Galbraith Building

    Battery Recycling: Galbraith Building

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    Associated Building : Galbraith Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Earth Sciences

    Battery Recycling: Earth Sciences

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    Associated Building : Earth Sciences Centre
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  • Battery Recycling: Wallberg Building

    Battery Recycling: Wallberg Building

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    Associated Building : Wallberg Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Bissell Building

    Battery Recycling: Bissell Building

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    Associated Building : Claude T. Bissell Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

    Battery Recycling: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

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    Associated Building : Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
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  • Battery Recycling: Munk Centre

    Battery Recycling: Munk Centre

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    Associated Building : Munk School of Global Affairs at Trinity
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  • Battery Recycling: 455 Spadina Ave

    Battery Recycling: 455 Spadina Ave

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    Associated Building : Spadina Ave-455
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  • Battery Recycling: Sanford Fleming Building

    Battery Recycling: Sanford Fleming Building

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    Associated Building : Sandford Fleming Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Flavelle House

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    Associated Building : Faculty of Law
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  • Battery Recycling: Warren Stevens Building

    Battery Recycling: Warren Stevens Building

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    Associated Building : Warren Stevens Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Bahen Centre

    Battery Recycling: Bahen Centre

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    Associated Building : Bahen Centre for Information Technology
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  • Battery Recycling: Kelly Library

    Battery Recycling: Kelly Library

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    Associated Building : J. M. Kelly Library
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  • Battery Recycling: North Borden Building

    Battery Recycling: North Borden Building

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    Associated Building : Borden Building North
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  • Battery Recycling: McMurrich Building

    Battery Recycling: McMurrich Building

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    Associated Building : McMurrich Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Mechanical Engineering Building

    Battery Recycling: Mechanical Engineering Building

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    Associated Building : Mechanical Engineering Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building

    Battery Recycling: Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building

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    Associated Building : Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Haultain Building

    Battery Recycling: Haultain Building

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    Associated Building : Haultain Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Ramsay Wright Laboratories

    Battery Recycling: Ramsay Wright Laboratories

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    Associated Building : Ramsay Wright Laboratories
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  • Battery Recycling: Edward Johnson Building

    Battery Recycling: Edward Johnson Building

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    Associated Building : Edward Johnson Building
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  • Battery Recycling: Wetmore Hall

    Battery Recycling: Wetmore Hall

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    Associated Building : Wetmore Hall-New College
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  • Battery Recycling: Wilson Hall

    Battery Recycling: Wilson Hall

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    Associated Building : Wilson Hall-New College
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  • Battery Recycling: Lassonde Mining Building

    Battery Recycling: Lassonde Mining Building

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    Associated Building : Lassonde Mining Building
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  • Battery Recycling: 371 Bloor Street West

    Battery Recycling: 371 Bloor Street West

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    Associated Building : Bloor Street West-371
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  • Battery Recycling: Banting Building

    Battery Recycling: Banting Building

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    Associated Building : Banting Institute
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  • Battery Recycling: Banting Building

    Battery Recycling: Banting Building

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    Associated Building : Banting Institute
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  • The Ellen Giles Garden

    Also Known as : Ellen Giles Garden
    This exciting rooftop garden built in 2004, is run by the Student Family Housing community.
    Address : 30 Charles Street West
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  • Robarts Green Lawn

    This is a great place to eat lunch or enjoy a snack in the middle of a day. In the spring, there are cherry blossoms that bloom. Check out the environmental time capsule on the south-west side of Robarts while you're here.
    Address : 130 St George St
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  • Huron Washington Parkette

    This little area of green space does not seem like much and is often populated by children during after school hours. However, it is a nice place to sit down on a bench or on the grass to take a breather during the early mornings or on a weekend.
    Address : 420 Huron St
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  • Philosopher's Walk

    Philosopher's Walk is a meandering path that borders the back of Trinity College. There is also an amphitheater and many benches around for people to meet up for a chat or enjoy their lunches on while observing squirrels and sparrows that pass by.
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  • Lester B. Pearson Garden for Peace and International Understanding

    This little garden is tucked away in Victoria College's Quad. This is a great place for contemplation especially with the sound of the gently waterfall nearby in the quad and the area is relatively secluded with lots of bushes and trees planted.
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  • Queen's Park

    This gigantic green space is in the middle of our campus, dividing the east side from the west. The trees here have identification plates and there are surprisingly informative signs around the park tell you about the history and ecology of the land.
    Address : 47 Queens Park Crescent E
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  • U of T Food Policy Council Garden

    This is the main location for the U of T Food Policy Council's urban agricultural gardens. They garden mostly in the spring, summer, and early fall and tend to council business during the school year.
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  • Front Campus

    This is one of the most iconic and used green spaces on the U of T St. George Campus. It is often pictured with the magnificent University College Building and used as a shortcut to get to class in the various building around King's College Circle.
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  • Sir Daniel's Quad

    This is a one of the more populated quads on campus, belong to University College. During the warmer days and months, this is a great spot to lie down, have a picnic, or throw a frisbee around. During the colder months, this is also a great battlefie
    Address : 73 St. George Street
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  • Knox College Quad

    This hidden gem of a quad is often unknown to many non-Knox affiliated students on campus. In the warmer seasons, it is a popular place for weddings and photoshoots. During the school year, it is a beautiful, secluded, and quiet place for meditation.
    Address : 59 St George St
    Associated Building : Knox College
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  • Terrence Donnelly Centre

    Also Known as : Bamboo Garden
    It's also one of the rare indoor green spaces we have! There are benches for sitting both beside and enclosed within the bamboo. This is a great place to have lunch, meditate, or doodle on a lunch break.
    Address : 160 College St
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  • Koffler House – Green living wall

    This Living Wall is located on the Second Floor of the Multi-Faith Centre and it is located in the aptly named Meditation Room. It is a cozy space used as a drop in space for prayers, but is also open to any students who want to meditate.
    Address : 569 Spadina Crescent
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  • Earth Sciences Greenhouse

    There are a couple of greenhouses on the top floors of this building complex. The Earth Science Greenhouse is open during the daytime and is accessible through the elevators inside the Earth Science Building.
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  • Faculty of Forestry Woods

    This small piece of land is secluded and good for quiet stroll.
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