Helping schools & city centres become carbon neutral

April 6, 2021

Helping schools & city centres become carbon neutral

We are working closely with schools and city centres across the UK to help them achieve a neutral carbon footprint.

Our living walls are the perfect solution to help UK schools become carbon neutral by 2025 and city centres by 2035. Living walls can be installed in schools, colleges, universities, retail stores, shopping centres and city centres to help combat pollution.

What are living walls and how do they benefit the environment?

Living walls are areas covered in plants that absorb dangerous pollutants from the air. Schools and city centres and now taking measures to understand how air pollution impacts us and are taking the necessary steps to reduce our expose, lowering the chance of harm.

Living walls are a great way to improve the quality of the air we breathe and therefore improve health and well-being. They also enhance the look and feel of any environment and help to educate others about air pollution and climate change.

A cost effective solution

While air quality in the UK has improved dramatically over the past decade it continues to pose a risk to our health. We’re now seeing an increasing number of schools and city centres investing in living walls in an attempt to become carbon neutral and reduce pollution. Driven by local authorities but with a greater awareness in the private sector living walls are growing in demand. It is no surprise when they are not only proven to clean the air but they also collect energy and improve biodiversity. From a simple wire structure to support climbing plants to more complex modular systems living walls are a cost effective solution. Living walls not only boost the air quality they are also aesthetically pleasing, helping to reduce noise and reconnect people with nature. Some schools have even allowed their children to plant sections of the living walls with herbs, strawberries, tomatoes, lavender and rocket which is a great way to get them involved and educated on the importance of climate change and sustainability. Many can not only see the environmental benefits but they say it makes adults and children alike feel much happier and calmer.

Here at Living Walls UK we have already worked on a number of living wall projects including the installation and maintenance of living walls for various schools and city centres including Teesside University, Birmingham New Street Station and Leeds Thorpe Park Retail Park.

Why not get in touch with us today to see how we can help you reduce your carbon footprint. Our friendly, trustworthy and reliable team are committed to making a positive difference in the fight to reduce carbon emissions and help schools and cities in their quest to becoming carbon neutral by 2025 and 2035 respectively.

Let us see what we can do for you, get in touch to start your project!