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Sustainability Action Plan

The issues of social, environmental and economic sustainability are interlinked, so our approach to solving them must be too. The Students’ Union believes that education and research have a fundamental and unique role in creating a world with sustainability at its core.

Sustainability Action Plan 2017/18

Sustainability Action Plan 2016/17

The Students' Union at UWE builds our yearly sustainability action plan as a result of our sustainability survey, the student ideas you submit and input from our elected Sustainability Committee.

Have an idea?

Contact the Green Team on: thegreenteam@uwe.ac.uk


Negative environmental impact

We have also identified significant negative environmental impacts our operations produce, we are taking steps to reduce this impact year on year.

Read Negative Environmental Impact


Utilities Usage

The Students' Union at UWE is making a concerted effort to be less wasteful and more efficient in order to reduce our carbon emissions and contribute to collective targets (UWE's institutional carbon targets; the Climate Change Act; the Paris agreement). 
Please click here, to find out our utilities breakdown for the past three years 2014-2015 - 2016-2017.