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Environment and Energy

The University of Cambridge is committed to reducing its environmental impact, with a dedicated Environment and Energy Section who work to tackle a range of environmental issues. Staff and students at the University can join us in making the University a more sustainable place, by getting involved in the Cambridge Green Challenge!

On this page, you'll find plenty of information on the ways you can get involved, as well as details on what's happening already. You'll also find loads of guidance and resources, as well as all the latest news.

Green Impact

Improve your workplace or College by taking part in Green Impact - the University's environmental accreditation scheme.

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Environment and Energy Coordinators

Help to provide a focus for environmental and energy issues in your department or building, as part of our University-wide network.


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Our resource bank is constantly updated to provide a central point for all kinds of useful...

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Forms and requests

Apply for an e-waste (WEEE) collection, apply for ECRP funding or propose a Living Lab project.

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Latest news

Cambridge North train station is open

23 June 2017

Cambridge North station welcomed its first customers last month. Located in Chesterton, the station will provide a connection point for commuters in the North of the city. Cambridge North will eventually see up to 3,000 passengers taking to its platforms each day. Cyclists and foot passengers can access the station from...

A year of student experience in the Living Lab

23 June 2017

The end of the academic year allowed time for reflection and celebration in what has been a busy year for the Living Laboratory for Sustainability. The 'Living Lab' provides opportunities for Cambridge students to develop their skills and improve the environmental performance of the University estate through projects...

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The University's Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy

Strategy and Policy

In 2015 the University adopted an Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy which sets out the University's sustainability goals and how we plan to achieve them.