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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 within Estate Management leading on carbon reduction and a range of strategic and operational initiatives. Networks of staff and students support these efforts.

This website provides information, advice and resources to support this work as well as information on what the University is doing both operationally and academically.

What's happening

       Watch our video to learn more about the Living Laboratory for Sustainability

     What is Living Lab?

The ‘Living Lab’ is a programme that provides opportunities for Cambridge students to propose and carry out projects across the University to improve Cambridge’s sustainability. These projects are carried out directly on and with the buildings, grounds and operations of the University.

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Greenlines: sustainability newsletter

Download Greenlines, the University’s sustainability newsletter. A monthly update for staff and students to keep you informed about environment and energy news at Cambridge.

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Latest news

Annual Cambridge spring clean event recycles 20 tonnes of e-waste

2 April 2015

The annual e-waste recycling event in Cambridge had a feel-good atmosphere as local residents, businesses, colleges and students came out in force to recycle their broken or unwanted electrical items. A total of 20.24 tonnes of e-waste was collected for recycling at the two-day event on the 11th and 12th of March 2015...

Job opportunity: Environmental Co-ordinator

19 March 2015

The University of Cambridge is seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to join the University's Environment and Energy Section as the Environmental Co-ordinator. This Section is responsible for developing and implementing long-term plans to improve the University's performance across a wide range of areas of...