University of Nottingham's campuses win award for green space

The University of Nottingham's campuses have won a highly commended award in the 2010 Green Gown Awards for sustainability in UK higher education.

This commendation recognises continuous improvement in a specific area - in Nottingham's case green space. In the late 1990s the university's grounds maintenance practices were reviewed to integrate sustainability into formal and natural landscapes across all its campuses. Winning entries in the Green Gown Awards 2010 were drawn from 191 applications, representing nearly 110 UK colleges and universities.

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