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The University of Southampton

Our sustainability strategy 

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We’re creating a cleaner, greener and healthier University of Southampton. We bring students, staff and local residents together to improve sustainability across our estate, and we manage our impact on the planet with our internationally certified Environmental Management System. Keep reading to find out how you can help.

Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025

The University of Southampton's Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025 sets out our ambitious vision for a more sustainable University and what we need to achieve to get there.

Click the below link to read our strategy document in full.

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Read more about our Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

Read about our Environmental Policy and our plans to tackle environmental challenges.

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We are committed to creating and maintaining habitats both for the benefit of people and wildlife.

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Learn more about our Travel Plan and how we encourage staff and students to travel sustainably.

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Get involved

Find out about how you can help to get involved in reducing our environmental impact, including sustainable laboratories and societies.

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Find out more about our reports and plans for managing environment sustainability.

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Food & Drink

Find out how we are improving taste & cutting down on waste

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Contact us

Get in touch and find out more about our work.

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