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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

Cambridge electronic recycling event sets target of 100 tonnes of e-waste recycled

27 February 2015

For the fourth year running, businesses, residents, schools and colleges in Cambridge are being urged to recycle their broken or unwanted electronics at a two-day event at University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Site Car Park, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DD. The convenience of this local event has proved popular with...

Celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight: 25 February

20 February 2015

Louise Whitaker, Ethical Marketing Manager for the UK's largest independent distributor of Fairtrade produce to the food service sector, will be coming to the University of Cambridge during Fairtrade Fortnight to share her recent experiences with Ugandan coffee growing communities and answer any questions about the...