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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

Welcome to all those #GoingtoCambridge

16 August 2018

Congratulations to all those students who are #GoingtoCambridge. You have probably done all your research, but did you know that the University of Cambridge is not only a prestigious place of learning but we, University staff and students, are also working to create a sustainable future. You can be part of this. In your...

WarpIT – giving items a new home and reducing departmental costs

25 July 2018

The University’s free online reuse platform, WarpIT, has facilitated lots of exchanges in the last few months. Staff have taken the opportunity to source and give away diverse items on the platform, helping to reduce waste and cut the time and hassle involved in purchasing, invoicing and paying for new items. This year...

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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.