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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

Annual Staff Travel Survey

10 October 2018

Have your say on the transport issues at the University and in Cambridge and how we can improve your journeys Every year the University gathers data from staff about their journeys to work and at work via the Annual Staff Travel Survey. This is done for a number of reasons: To better understand the changing travel needs of...

Introducing the Electricity Devolution Programme

26 September 2018

Electricity is fundamental to our modern lives, and most of us could save on how much we are using during our work and study. We know that using electricity production creates carbon emissions (73% of the University’s direct emissions in 2016/2017) but how do we decrease consumption in our departments and reduce the...

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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.