Late summer can be a tricky time for vegetable growers as back gardens and allotments all over the country begin to heave with the weight of excess produce. Lancaster University’s Rebecca Whittle explains the thinking behind the ‘glut market’, a new initiative which was recently trialled at Lancaster Environment Centre with the aim of making the most of the annual surplus.
Lancaster University has been shortlisted in the national British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) 2015 Awards for its Impact on Sustainability.
Lancaster University has been selected as a finalist in the national Green Gown Awards, Food and Drink category.
Would you like to know what the university is doing to create a more sustainable campus? Green Lancaster is a joint initiative between the University and Students Union to engage as many people as possible in practicing sustainable behaviours.
The Facilities team have won the Association of University Directors and Estates (AUDE) Facilities/Estates Team of the Year Award. The inaugural Higher Education Estates and Facilities Awards highlight and celebrate the exceptional achievements of universities and those who work in them and make a significant contribution to enhancing excellence, ensuring university estates provide best value to support the institutional mission and promote professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness.