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Sustainability services

Sustainability is central to our services, and accountability and transparency in their delivery is ensured through our ISO 140001 accreditation process.

Transport and travel

We are helping people to make sustainable travel choices to get to UWE Bristol by walking, cycling, public transport and car sharing.

Waste recycling and re-use

We are reducing our waste through prevention measures, re-use initiatives and recycling.

Biodiversity and ecology

We are developing the grounds to support biodiversity through sustainable gardening practices.

Carbon, energy and water

We are meeting the resource demands of our growing university with sustainable and low energy, carbon, and water measures.

Purchasing and procurement

We are working with our staff and public service partners to improve the sustainability of our supply chain and purchasing decisions.

Hospitality - sustainable food

We are delivering high-quality sustainable food across our three campuses and are making improvements year on year.


We are promoting Fairtrade and increasing our spending on products year on year, with the aim of improving conditions for farmers across the world.

ISO 14001

We are embedding and improving our sustainability systems and practices through using the ISO 14001 certification for our Environmental Management System.

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