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Welcome to our Sustainability webpage! Here at City College Plymouth, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact and promoting sustainable practices both on campus and in our wider community.

Our Sustainability Mission

Our mission is to promote and integrate sustainable practices in every aspect of our college. We aim to reduce our carbon footprint, promote the use of renewable energy, minimize waste and consumption, and support environmental education and outreach.

Energy Efficiency
Waste Management
Sustainable Transportation
Sustainable Procurement
Education and Outreach
Local Biodiversity

Our Sustainability Targets

Achieving carbon neutrality by 2030
Reducing water consumption by 25% by 2025
Reducing waste to landfill by 50% by 2025
Increasing the use of renewable energy to 30% by 2025
Providing sustainability training and education to all staff and students by 2025
Investing in the local community

Latest News

City College Plymouth Joins UN’s Fight for More Sustainable Future

SDG Accord - City College Plymouth

Hedgehog Friendly Campus

City College Plymouth is offering free hedgehog houses to schools, nurseries and care homes that might wish to provide these prickly critters with somewhere safe and snug to sleep. 

Thanks to a scheme spearheaded by a 17-year-old student, the College has ten flatpack hedgehog houses that are easy to assemble and perfect for providing these cute creatures with a safe and secure home.

Hedgehog City College Plymouth

Reflecting on a Year of Collaboration: Pollenize's Partnership with City College Plymouth

CCP Pollenize - Sept23

Join us in our sustainability efforts!

We encourage all staff and students to join us in our sustainability efforts. You can contribute to our sustainability goals by:

  • Reducing energy consumption by turning off lights and electronics when not in use.
  • Using public transportation, cycling, or walking to commute to college.
  • Minimizing waste by using reusable bags and containers, and recycling materials.
  • Supporting local and organic food options.
  • Participating in our sustainability events and outreach activities.

Together, we can make a positive impact on the environment and create a sustainable future for ourselves and generations to come.

SDG & Mindful Employer City College Plymouth

We are a Carbon Literate College

City College is proud to have achieved Bronze Carbon Literacy Accreditation and have our sights firmly set on the Silver and Gold awards.