Green Lancaster

Green Lancaster is a collaborative initiative run by Lancaster University and Lancaster University Students’ Union (LUSU) to:‌

  • Provide a central forum for demonstrating and disseminating good sustainability practice.
  • Engage the University community as a whole to encourage and embed sustainable behaviours.
  • Facilitate the linking of teaching, research and practice, utilising the significant expertise within the University.
  • Alter staff and students behaviours in order to reduce carbon emissions, energy and resource consumption associated with University activities and operations.
  • Provide a student experience that promotes sustainability.

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What’s on

Fortnightly events…

Every other week during-term time, 11:00 – 14:00 at the Farmers’ Market in Alexandra Square

  • Green Lancaster Team ‘themed’ market stalls focussing on food, waste, transport and energy issues.

Weekly events...

Every Wednesday and Friday 13:00 - 15:00 at the EcoHub on Alexandra Park

  • EcoHub volunteering: these action days run by LUSU as part of the Edible Campus project

    Every Thursday during term-time, 11:00 - 14:00 at the Farmers’ Market in Alexandra Square

  • Free Dr. Bike service with safety checks and minor repairs/adjustments.  

External Links

If you’re interested in volunteering or going along to events in the local area about conservation and sustainability, here are some groups that do just that.