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Our department provides plant-based milk to all its employees.  Plant milk is better for the environment than cow’s milk and it is more eco-friendly than other plant milks.  Almond milk for example requires six times as much water to grow than oats (Water Footprint Network) and soy milk can be damaging to our ecosystems (WWF).

For work meetings, we now only order in vegetarian and vegan sandwiches.  


Jugs and glasses are available in the kitchen and also in the meeting rooms, so there is no need to order bottled water for meetings.

The Senior Academic Committee has also approved that meetings be paperless whenever possible.  Green Impact also introduced recycled paper in the summer 2019 for all printing and this has been successful.


Department bikes

Our department has a pool of four standard and one electric bike available as a means to get to and from external meetings around Oxford.  These can be booked via Planon


WARP-it allows University staff to post unwanted (useable) items from University of Oxford, colleges or permanent private halls to share within the collegiate University:


We encourage all staff and students to make the ultimate sustainable travel choices: 

  • Cycle or walk to the office where possible - there is lots of support for cycling in Oxford:
  • Full information can be found here: