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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

University of Cambridge Named Top Ten Finalist in Global Solution Search Contest

16 November 2018

Researchers and staff at the University of Cambridge, UK, have been selected as top 10 finalists in a global contest designed to identify, reward, and spotlight innovative solutions for addressing climate change. This project was selected from a pool of nearly 200 entries into Solution Search: Climate Change Needs Behavior...

Spotlight on Waste month - how you can participate

31 October 2018

We create waste every day, but how often do we really think about its impact and how we can do better? As a University, we create a vast amount of waste, but we are tackling this issue. In order to make real change on this issue, the involvement of staff and students is vital. Spotlight on Waste month, this November, is an...

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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.