Like the Edge Hill ducks, when it comes to sustainability, there’s a lot going on beneath the surface of the Edge Hill campus. This includes reducing its carbon footprint (webbed and unwebbed).

From using energy from renewable sources to ensuring halls of residence have the most efficient insulation systems, from the development of “green” roofs to campus beehives, the University campus is buzzing with ideas promoting sustainable development. And we’re now a hedgehog-friendly campus.

And we don’t intend to stop there. These are projects which are being constantly reviewed, recycled and upcycled.

View of the Catalyst and Creative Edge buildings

We know the campus is very green, thanks to the dedicated ground staff. But a green mentality is also being cultivated. Our very own Paul Aplin, Professor of Geography, he believes the upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could actually be an opportunity to address the next great crisis potentially facing the planet:

Read further the impressive way Edge Hill University is making greener changes: