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Breakfast Seminar: The Price of Plastic

Businesses are facing an increasing consumer demand to demonstrate corporate responsibility towards waste, single-use plastics and design for a circular economy. This involves the manufacture of products, use of materials in business processes and effective waste management. As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are seeking to grow in a sustainable manner and demonstrate positive business practice.…
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New partnership to drive clean economic growth

Lancaster University partners with the Environmental Industries Commission to support innovation and grow businesses which are addressing the world’s environmental challenges. The partnership with the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), the main trade body for the UK environmental business sector, will support enterprises which are working on new ways to reduce carbon emissions and waste, and…
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Hip, hip, hooray for Sam! Winner of Student of the Year, Commerical Impact Award

Sam Armstrong, MSc Environmental Management and Intern with the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation "I have really enjoyed working as a research intern with external companies. My knowledge and research skill set have developed as part of this work, benefiting both my personal and professional development." Sam Armstrong, MSc Environmental Management at the Lancaster Environment Centre,…
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The Enemy Within, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the most famous flower and landscape garden show in the UK (and possibly, the world!). This year Lancaster University PhD researcher Claire Holden has provided several sets of invasive ‘alien’ species, such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and Himalayan balsam. These have been cultivated in university greenhouses before being…
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