Greener Greater Manchester - an ambition to be carbon net zero by 2038
Manchester – the world’s 6th Greenest City
(Resonance World’s Greenest Cities 2020)
Home to world-leading research in hydrogen, graphene and fuel cell energy
Leading a green revolution with a region-wide Clean Air Zone, with over £120m of funding to support greener vehicles
A vision to change our production with a plan for greener smart energy
Greater Manchester has set an ambitious target of achieving net carbon neutrality by 2038. This can be achieved through the combined efforts of people working across the region to address global challenges while protecting and enhancing the natural environment. People across the public, private and education sectors in Greater Manchester are playing a leading role in developing low carbon solutions for: smart energy, retrofitting, transport, green innovation, natural environment, aviation, green finance, and green skills/jobs.
On this site powered by the team at Marketing Manchester, we’ll be posting news from the relevant themes from across Greater Manchester. Browse the articles below to see everything Greener Greater Manchester.
Latest Greener Greater Manchester News
The first phase of the Bee Network Cycle Hire scheme has now launched in Greater Manchester, providing people in Manchester city centre and key locations in Salford with an easy-to-access and great value option for short journeys.
Greater Manchester has struck a new partnership with Octopus Energy Group, which will see the uptake of new green energy tariffs for customers in Greater Manchester.
The National Cycling Centre is carrying out upgrades to its venue including lighting and heating upgrades in a bid to save 240 tonnes of carbon emissions from the site every year.
Manchester Airport to become the first airport in the UK to have a direct sustainable jet fuel supply
Manchester Airport will become the first in the UK to have a direct feed of Sustainable Aviation Fuel thanks to a partnership between Manchester Airports Group and Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK.
Manchester Airports Group has announced it will provide passengers at all three of its airports the ability to offset the carbon emissions from their flights in a new partnership with CarbonClick.
Hammerstone Road Depot is set to get the UK’s largest fleet of electric refuse vehicles, saving an estimated 900 tonnes of carbon emissions every year.