We aim to engage and empower staff, students, and the community to think, talk and act on sustainability issues.
A key focus will be on further energy reduction and transitioning our energy supply to renewable energy sources.
- Recycling & Waste
The University is dedicated to reducing its waste to landfill by avoiding or minimising waste occurence and through its recycling and waste management.
The University is committed to decreasing water usage across all campuses through a variety of initiatives.
Cycle, walk, or take public transport to help the environment, improve fitness and minimise overall energy usage.
- Furniture & Equipment Reuse
The Reuse Service offers a sustainable and economic alternative to purchasing new furniture or equipment for your office.
- Fair Trade
At Melbourne, we choose fair trade products as part of our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.
Our goal is to turn more ideas into successful outcomes and to create more leaders within the University.
Biodiversity is a key part of sustainability and a project is currently in progress.
Sustainable Campus aims to expand on the University of Melbourne's position as a leader in campus sustainability. Universities have a special role and responsibility in confronting the challenges of climate change and environmental stewardship. The University of Melbourne is dedicated to confronting these challenges both through research and by translating best practice into action on campus.
Sustainability at the University of Melbourne encompasses research, innovation, graduate education, and student organisations.View
- Sustainable Campus Team
Meet the faces of our Sustainability Team.View
- Contact Us
If you have any questions, suggestions, or sustainability project ideas - we'd love to hear from youView
There are many ways you can contribute to achieving a sustainable campus. Join a program or group today!
- Sustainability Advocates Program
Find out how you can advocate sustainability in your office or department.View
- Student Groups and Clubs
There are a number of student groups, clubs and events to get involved with. Check out here for more info!View
Check here for sustainability events going on around campus!View
The University of Melbourne and fellow Group of Eight Universities have launched a Living Lab Publication, which showcases sustainability initiatives and achievements throughout the Go8 universities. You can download a copy of the publication here.