Green Lancaster

Business, Public Sector • Lancaster

Engaging students, staff, and the local community in practical responses to the climate and ecological emergencies.

  • Green Lancaster team member
  • Green Lancaster field trip: a day trip to Hollin Bank farm
  • Annual 'Don't Ditch It!' student re-use campaign is back

Green Lancaster's story

Green Lancaster is a collaboration between Lancaster University and the students union, which is aiming to engage with the local community to develop practical solutions for the climate and ecological emergency.

The Eco Hub is a collaboration space were students and staff can get engaged in practical solutions for sustainable agriculture. It includes a 2000 sq metre space for growing organic crops, a flock of ex-battery hens and beehives, with produce also being sold at a market store.

Another scheme includes the 'Don't Ditch It' scheme, which upcycles household goods for the community and campus students. Elsewhere, other University projects include the 'Eco Woods' scheme, planting native woodlands across the University's landscape, creating a natural climate solution.

Useful learnings from Green Lancaster

Come together as a community and build upon each others expertise and experience to create a sustainability strategy.

Green Lancaster's metrics

Community and engagement actions.

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Location

Lancaster

Response to climate crisis

Mitigation & Adaptation

Reach

Town

Organisation

Business, Public Sector, over 10,000 people

Shared by

North West Net Zero Hub

Updated Feb, 2024

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