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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

Does your building recycle 95% of its waste? If not, let us help!

29 June 2016

The University has a target to recycle 95% of its total waste by the end of 2016. This is a very challenging target (presently only 74% of our waste is recycled, including construction waste), but can help your building or department’s help to improve this figure! A new central waste contract for the University is coming...

University statement of investment responsibility published

29 June 2016

The University recently produced a statement on its investment responsibility. This results from a working group that was established a year ago with the following remit: "To consider whether any changes to the current Statement of Investment Responsibility should be recommended, taking into account the integration of...

Greenlines: sustainability newsletter

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 June's newsletter