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The University of Cambridge is committed to making a positive impact through outstanding environmental sustainability performance. The Sustainability 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.

Read more at: Green Impact

Green Impact

Improve your workplace or College by taking part in Green Impact - the University's environmental accreditation scheme.

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Read more at: Staff Volunteers - Environment and Energy Coordinators

Staff Volunteers - 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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Read more at: Resources


Our resource bank is constantly updated to provide a central point for all kinds of useful...

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Read more at: WEEE collection request

WEEE collection request

Apply for an e-waste (WEEE) collection.

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Latest news

Let's Talk Transport

30 March 2021

We want to hear what you’ve got to say about travelling in more sustainable ways, and why it can be difficult. We had a record level of engagement with both the staff and student travel survey in October 2020. While the travel survey gives us good data about what our community currently does, and some information about the...

Sustainable procurement key to the University’s journey to zero-carbon

30 March 2021

The University is delighted to announce the launch of the Finance Transformation Programme ’s Strategic Procurement and Purchasing (SPP) project . Whilst a bit of a mouthful, the SPP aims to support sustainably-informed purchasing choices, whilst maximising the potential of sustainable procurement to help secure a zero-...

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.

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