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We are committed to embedding environmentally sustainable practices in all our operations, decisions and actions as well as our teaching and research. Find out about what we are doing as a University to manage our environmental impacts.

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Climate Action Strategy

Our Climate Action Strategy sets out a whole-of-institution approach to tackling the climate emergency.

New course starting 2024

Our new Climate, Sustainability and Environmental Management course integrates natural and social sciences with real-world learning opportunities.

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Our climate research

Climate Action is one of a number of key themes for research at Sheffield Hallam, and our research in this area has real world impact.

Sustainability on campus

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Our buildings

Improving sustainability standards of our new buildings and refurbishments

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Food and drink

Read more about how we are making our catering outlets more sustainable

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Monitoring our travel emissions and how you can sustainably travel in the city

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We are reducing the water consumption of our estate, and related costs

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Waste and recycling

Find out what we can recycle on campus and how to do so

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Biodiversity and green spaces

The green spaces on campus and the benefits they provide

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Planning and management systems

Our environmental management systems help us to identify our main impacts so we can minimise them. These are outlined in our plan and policy documents.

Managing our impacts

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Energy and carbon

Reducing our building energy use and carbon emissions

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We are looking at the social and economic impact of our purchases

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We want to embed sustainability skills onto all of our courses

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Colleagues, students and partners

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Colleague engagement

Find out about our team, our Green Champions network and our all staff initiatives

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Student sustainability

Find out about our work with the students' union and the student body

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Working in partnership

We work with local and national organisations to improve sustainability at Hallam

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