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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

Explore Cambridge with electric cargo bikes, scooters and more

17 December 2020

Does your department need an electric cargo bike? The University has successfully bid for three electric cargo bikes. One of the bikes will be going to the Sidgwick Site and another to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. There is one bike remaining, so if you think your department could make use of this, and you have...

Combat plastic pollution in Cambridgeshire

17 December 2020

The Rivers Trust is on the lookout for community litter-pick groups to clean up litter from the area and record their findings using an online system. If you are taking part in litter picks anywhere in and around the Great Ouse/Cam already, or would like to, you could make a valuable contribution to our pioneering...

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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