sustainability at Lincoln

How does your garden grow

In the Sustainability team, we’ve been thinking about how you can still interact with nature whilst we’re all staying inside.

Image of some purple and red flowers

University of Lincoln gains international standard for Environmental Management

The University has been formally accredited with the international standard for Environmental Management (ISO 14001). This accolade comes as a result of an external audit of our Environmental...

Image of a bumblebee on a pink flower

March Sustainability Round Up

The theme for March on our Sustainability Campaign Calendar was “Community Collaboration”. We encouraged our followers on Twitter to get in touch if they had a sustainable project or...

Earth Hour at the University of Lincoln

The University received a passionate letter from Year 6 students at Westgate School imploring us to take part in Earth Hour on Saturday 30th March and help them to protect and...

February Sustainability Round Up

Our February campaign has been “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, with a focus on the “reduce” aspect, whether that be by travelling sustainably, shopping second hand, or ditching plastic in...

The display at the Sustainable Transport event, February 2019

January Sustainability Round Up

This January our sustainability theme was “Stay Warm for Less”.  We promoted various ways in  which you can keep warm without having a huge environmental impact. You can...

Hoar frost on campus

December Sustainability Round Up

In December, the Environment team promoted the Switch Off Campaign, to encourage our University staff and students to switch off all unnecessary appliances, PCs and monitors over the...

University achieves Silver Award for Environmental Management 

The University has successfully achieved the EcoCampus Silver Award; a national accreditation for Environmental Management. External auditors spent a full day on site to conduct a document review and site visit of...

EcoCampus Silver Logo

November Sustainability Round Up

This November, our sustainability campaign has been all about saving energy. If you follow @GreenLincolnUni on social media, you might have come across these graphics: We also attended...