In a significant stride towards fostering environmental consciousness among children and young adults, the UK government has allocated £15 million from the Levelling Up Fund. This initiative aims to uplift individuals in deprived areas with limited access to nature, particularly by enriching outdoor learning facilities in schools, colleges, and nurseries.

The allocation of these funds presents a pivotal opportunity for educational institutions to bolster their sustainability efforts. One of the primary focuses of the funding is to empower schools and colleges to expand their outdoor learning spaces, enabling them to offer enhanced educational experiences immersed in nature. Moreover, it facilitates the enhancement of biodiversity within the premises, contributing to a richer learning environment.

Sustainability in schools is not just an academic pursuit; it’s a transformative journey towards a greener future. Educational institutions play a crucial role in instilling eco-consciousness in future generations. The Levelling Up Fund provides the impetus for schools and colleges to invest in projects that align with sustainability and eco-friendliness.

British Recycled Plastic are are committed to supporting schools and colleges in their sustainability endeavours. Their range of products and services is tailored to assist educational institutions in achieving their net-zero goals, reducing their carbon footprint, and creating eco-friendly campuses.

With a focus on promoting sustainability for schools across the UK, their offerings include recycled plastic raised bed kits, planters, benches and picnic tables that are all made from UK waste and all made in the UK, which lowers the carbon footprint by over 250% based on longevity of the product in comparison to wood material being shipped from China. From eco-friendly infrastructure solutions to sustainable energy options, their products and services are designed to complement and support the initiatives funded by the Levelling Up Fund.

Imagine transforming your school or college into a beacon of sustainability and environmental stewardship. With the support of the Levelling Up Fund and partnerships with companies dedicated to eco-friendly practices, schools can pave the way towards a greener future while providing an inspiring educational experience for students.

The journey towards sustainability in schools is an ongoing commitment, and the Levelling Up Fund serves as a catalyst for schools and colleges to embark on this transformative path. Educational institutions can champion sustainability, foster environmental responsibility, and create a positive impact on future generations.

Let’s work together to create a greener, more sustainable future for our schools and communities.