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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

Coping with stress

7 April 2020

Stress is what happens when we perceive that a situation requires more of us than we are able to give. Whatever your situation at the moment, it is likely to be making greater demands of you than you are accustomed to. It can add to our stress to know that we are without some of the coping mechanisms that keep us calm and...

Spotlight on Biodiversity month moves to your backyard

27 March 2020

Before we get into some actions you can take at home this April, we wanted to let you know that the University’s Ecological Advisory Panel have been working hard, with key stakeholders, to develop our first Biodiversity Action Plan. This plan will look at how we can improve and inform our practices on the University’s...

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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