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We are committed to a sustainable future, encouraging our staff and students to recycle, reduce emissions, and save energy.

Sustainability at the University of Sunderland

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At the University of Sunderland we are committed to sustainable practices in all we do. We proactively seek ways to make positive changes to our environment by reusing, recycling and reducing all that we can and helping natural habitats develop and thrive across our estate.

We are also working closely with partners, including the City Council, on Sunderland’s longer-term commitments to environmental sustainability.

We are bringing all of this activity into revitalising our comprehensive Environmental Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Plans. These plans are to guide future direction, but in the meantime we have plenty of sustainability initiatives under way.

What we do

We have a list of policies and commitments, practices and initiatives in place, and tips on how everyone can live sustainably.

Throughout this section you can find out what we do as a university through our Environmental Sustainability Plan, as well as how you can get involved in looking after our campuses and the wider community.

Contact us

For further information, contact the Strategic Environmental Sustainability Group (SESG):