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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.

Latest news

A "rubbish" day out!

22 August 2016

Since early July, the University’s waste has been going to a facility run by our new waste contractors Mick George . Spotlight on Waste month offered the opportunity to visit their facility and see first-hand what happens to the University’s waste. Feeling invincible in our steel-capped boots, hard hats, safety glasses and...

Food for thought from our Australian intern

22 August 2016

Laura Farrell joined the Environment and Energy (E&E) team for five weeks this summer, all the way from Canberra, Australia. Laura’s internship was part of the International Alliance of Research Universities’ (IARU) Sustainability Fellowships program. Her internship involved working with staff from the University...

Greenlines: sustainability newsletter

Greenlines August Edition

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

View August's newsletter