Sustainability

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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Planning and management systems

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

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Sustainability on campus

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Waste and recycling

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

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Food and drink

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

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Travel

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

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Managing our impacts

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Energy and carbon

Reducing our building energy use and carbon emissions

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Water

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

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Biodiversity and green infrastructure

Find out about the green infrastructure on campus and the benefits it provides

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Procurement

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

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Education for sustainable development

We want to embed sustainability skills onto all of our courses

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Our buildings

Improving sustainability standards of our new buildings and refurbishments

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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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Our partners

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

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