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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.

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

Help engage staff and students in your department on local biodiversity!

21 August 2019

The Environment and Energy section is currently looking for members of staff or students in your department who would be interested in running biodiversity-related activities to boost local biodiversity and help promote wellbeing activities too. Such events could include, but are not restricted to, nature walks, hanging...

The road most travelled

21 August 2019

Every Summer, the Environment & Energy section at the University of Cambridge hosts several interns, as part of the University’s ‘Living Laboratory for Sustainability’, which aims to use academic and student expertise to inform the University’s estate and operations. This Summer, we welcomed Robyn Topper into our team...

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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