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Environment and Energy

The University of Cambridge is committed to making a positive impact through outstanding environmental sustainability performance. The Environment and Energy team support staff and students in achieving this commitment. 

On these pages, you can find out all the ways you can get involved, as well as details on what's happening already. You'll also find loads of guidance and resources, and 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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WEEE collection request

Apply for an e-waste (WEEE) collection.

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Latest news

Opportunity alert! Engage for Change – a skills-building, world-changing programme

2 March 2018

Opportunity alert! Engage for Change – a skills-building, changing-making programme Cambridge Hub, in conjunction with the University’s Environment and Energy team, has developed a programme for students which aims to support wider efforts for positive environmental impact in the University and give participants valuable...

Sustainability 101 – a masterclass for sustainability learning at the University

28 February 2018

One of the great advantages of working in the University of Cambridge is that you can sometimes call on the greatest minds to help you to tackle a problem. On 22 February we set out to tackle the issue of environmental engagement and how we can better communicate the message of sustainability within our departments and...

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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.