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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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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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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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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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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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