Behaviour Change Energy Carbon

Behaviour change is a hugely important area of any environmental work. EFM supports staff and students who want to make change happen across the University.

Green Impact logo SheffieldGreen Impact

Green Impact is a national NUS initiative which encourages on-campus teams to drive behaviour change and promote green initiatives in their departments.

Staff and student volunteers complete an online workbook together to reduce environmental impacts in their area of the University and aim for different levels of Bronze, Silver and Gold to gain an award for their efforts.

Click here to find out how to get involved in Green Impact 

Student Switch Off

The University participates in NUS's Student Switch Off campaign, which rewards students for doing easy things to save energy and protect the environment.

Click here to find out more and how to get involved


The University is an environmentally responsible organisation and is committed to reducing and managing its’ environmental impact.

Click here to visit our recycling webpages, including an A-Z of recycling

Our academic research

The University's researchers are tackling the big challenges facing the world today: sustainability in food, energy and urban development.

Our knowledge and expertise is influencing policy and debate; helping save natural resources for future generations; and building a fairer world with a more resilient urban infrastructure.

Click here to read more about our sustainability research