The Environment Unit is here to make your sustainability efforts on campus easy. The team works on reducing water, energy and emissions and improving the waste management of campus operations.

Our sustainability commitments and actions

Black duck with chicks Sustainable Futures Committee
Figtree at the Duckpond lawn Policy and planning framework
Echidna are often seen wandering at ý campus Our progress

UOW has made a carbon neutral commitment

UOW has formally committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030

Our commitment
UOW Shoalhaven and Bega campuses will use 100 per cent renewable energy generated in Nowra by the the solar farm at Nowra Hill

What can I do?

Individual action is key to supporting achievement of our environmental goals. We can't do it without you.

Our campaigns and initiatives

Other ways to get involved

A staff member who is an environmental champion with bottle recycling

Become a Staff Environmental Champion

Promote initiatives in your work area

There are several environmental clubs and societies at UOW

Sign up for the Enviro Warriors program

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead

Contact us

For any environment or sustainability related questions or issues please get in touch with us by email.