KeeleSU recognises that its activities impact upon the environment both through its routine internal operations, its infrastructural development, and through its influence and effects on the wider community. It acknowledges a responsibility for, and a commitment to protection of the environment at all levels.
KeeleSU are Green Impact Silver Award Winners 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
The Green Impact Awards Is an accreditation scheme for environmental best-practice in Students’ Unions, aimed at both Further and Higher Education. The purpose of the Green Impact Awards is to encourage, nurture, reward and celebrate environmental best-practice in Students’ Unions.
KeeleSU uses water coolers to supply fresh drinking water to areas within the building that do not have a mains water supply. In 2009 KeeleSU decided upon acquiring as a supplier of water coolers because through their charitable donations they are helping the very poorest of people throughout the world to obtain access to clean, disease free drinking water.