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There are several ways staff and students can become involved in sustainability and help us reach our ambition to be below zero emissions by 2040.

One Small Step

Taking action on climate change looks different to everyone. What does climate action look like for you? As an ANU staff member, you now have free access to a new sustainability app that supports you in reducing your carbon footprint, both on and off campus. Whether you’re already taking steps to reduce your impact or are unsure where to start, this app has something for everyone. Get support to tackle waste, save energy, embrace green transport, switch to climate-friendly products and more. Complete challenges, earn eco points and see your impact alongside a community of people invested in a more sustainable future. Together we can decarbonise our campus and community.

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ANU Green Network

The ANU Green Network is a collaborative space for staff and students to become involved in environmental sustainability at ANU. It is a place where we can share resources, stories and experiences with one another.

ANU Green Network

ANU Sustainable Development Goals Community of Practice

The ANU Sustainable Development Goals Community of Practice (SDG CoP) aims to connect members of the ANU community who are working on research, teaching and initiatives directly and indirectly related to the SDGs. The SDG CoP is open to all ANU staff and HDR students interested in sustainable development and linking their work with the SDGs.

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Low Emissions Events Guide

The Low Emissions Events Guide is an online resource aimed to ensure that all University events are organised in a sustainable manner that meets our net zero goals. There are suggested actions that can be done by event organisers to directly reduce emissions associated with their events.

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E-bikes and electric vehicles

Did you know you can salary sacrifice an e-bike? The University provides in house salary sacrifice for benefits such as laptop/PDAs, childcare, and on-campus parking, with external providers available for salary packaging of novated car leasing, additional superannuation to your chosen superannuation fund, self-education and membership fees and subscriptions.

ANU Kitchen Garden

The ANU Kitchen Garden program is a network of gardens on our Acton campus, which produces fresh, seasonal, delicious food. You can get involved by going along to one of our weekly Wednesday working bees, between 10am and 12pm.

The gardens offer off-campus students and self-catered on-campus residents the chance to regularly meet, carry out gardening and garden maintenance, and benefit from the harvest. You don't need to be a green thumb, just come along and join in growing a thriving food garden to share! Learn about gardening by doing it: everything from composting to worm farms, weeding to seed sowing, pruning to planting