Welcome to UWA Green Impact 2022

What is Green Impact?

Green Impact is a fun and flexible voluntary program developed to support staff and student clubs in undertaking meaningful actions to make UWA a healthy and sustainable campus.

Check out our 2019, 2020 and 2021 Green Impact reports below for information on the program’s impact and achievements over the last three years!.

How does the Program work at UWA?

UWA Staff and Student Clubs are invited to create teams among themselves, and get creative to tackle sustainability issues, compete with other teams across the University, and receive recognition for their achievements.

Updated Awards System

  • To achieve a Bronze award you must achieve 15 Bronze actions
  • To achieve a Silver award you must achieve 15 Bronze actions and 15 Silver Actions
  • To achieve a Gold award you must achieve 15 Bronze actions, 15 Silver Actions and 10 Gold actions
  • We have a university-wide goal of achieving 5000* combined actions in 2022!

Why should I get involved?

Green Impact benefits include:

  • Progress towards UWA’s sustainability targets
  • Reduced energy, waste and water through behaviour change
  • Measurable outcomes
  • Professional development for participants
  • Participation from across the whole organisation
  • Builds community cohesion

Additional benefits for participants include:

  • Increase your awareness of sustainability issues
  • Feel empowered to do something you’re passionate about
  • Clarity of what actions to take at work towards sustainability, and recognition of your efforts
  • New and/or improved relationships with other participants within your Department and become a part of a wider network

Green Impact Reports

Gallery – 2021

Gallery – 2020

Sample resources to help with the actions

Every drop counts [PDF, 344.5 KB]
Updated 27 Apr 2021