Green Impact Sheffield
The University of Sheffield

What is green impact?


Green Impact is an environmental accreditation and awards scheme developed by the NUS that runs in universities, colleges and community organisations across the UK.

Green Impact aims to green institutions and encourage positive environmental behaviours. Staff departmental teams follow a structured online workbook, tailored to our University and filled with well-explained, straightforward and fun actions. Over the course of the year, the programme brings together staff and students to implement these actions, improving a department’s impact upon the environment. This greens the framework of the University and allows for powerful behaviour change to occur with staff greening the institution from the bottom up.

Recent blog posts

Fairtrade Forthnight @ The Faculty of Engineering

March 15th, 2017 - Posted under: Green Impact, Keeping it green - Leave a Comment

The Green Impact blog is being handed over to the Faculty of Engineering – Central Services team this week! This post is by Elinor Noble, the team’s lead. If you or your team would like to contribute to the blog, email greenimpact@sheffield.ac.uk. As all Green Impact teams will know, 27th February to 12th March was the Fairtrade Fortnight. […]



Donate Don’t Waste – IT’S NOT ALL RUBBISH

March 9th, 2017 - Posted under: General Sustainability, Green Impact - Leave a Comment

The Green Impact blog is being handed over to the ACS and UNICUS teams this week! This post is by Andrew Woffindin, Contracts and Environmental Co-ordinator. If you or your team would like to contribute to the blog, email greenimpact@sheffield.ac.uk. 4 years ago, recycling schemes didn’t exist up here at the residences for students to donate their unwanted […]



Three simple steps to reduce your heating bills and save energy until it gets warmer!

March 3rd, 2017 - Posted under: General Sustainability, Green Impact - Leave a Comment

The Green Impact blog is being handed over to the Urban Studies and Planning team this week! This post is by Kathryn Tyne, the team’s Green Impact Project Assistant. If you or your team would like to contribute to the blog, email greenimpact@sheffield.ac.uk.     When the cold weather comes and temperatures drop, having to turn the heating […]



Sustainability Showcase

Green Impact is all about celebrating the achievements and progress teams have made over the course of the academic year

There are lots of different levels of award: working towards Bronze, Silver, Gold, Special and Excellence which means that no team misses out and all achievements are rewarded!