How to get involved


Live Sustainably

  • Donate books to the British Heart Foundation at our Colchester Campus book bank.
  • Enjoy honey from our campus beehives
  • Refill your water bottle at one of our water coolers (search 'water' on Find Your Way).
  • Use our recycling facilities in accommodation and the main campus buildings.
  • Visit the weekly street market every Thursday on Square 3 (Colchester Campus).

Love Sustainably

  • Bring your ideas to the sustainability team. We can provide funding for revolutionary new sustainability projects, for more information email us. 
  •  Get involved in our annual Festival of Sustainability in March. 
  • Join the Green Impact programme
  • Find out where to buy second hand clothes or where you repair your favourite garments using this interactive map produced by our Summer School students: Sustainably Fashionable.
  • Join Bennison Farm for a weekly delivery of organic seasonal vegetables, or participate in their Workshare program to work for your veg.
  • Volunteer for the Essex Wildlife Trust at one of their local reserves.
  • Join Walk Colchester on one of their outings to experience Colchester's backyard beauty.

Staff Sustainability

Student Sustainbility

UoE Sustainability on social media:

Get in touch
Get in touch
Daisy Malt Sustainability Engagement Officer
Telephone: 01206872826
Ellie Turner Sustainability Engagement Assistant
Telephone: 01206872950