Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence. It has over 11,000 students and over 650 teaching staff and is in the top 40 in the UK for research.
Bangor University is committed to being known globally as The Sustainable University. Much of what it does is based on a desire to bring sustainability to life, whether through teaching, research or public engagement. It has established The Sustainability Lab to lead on all aspects of sustainability across the University. It has ISO14001 and Green Dragon Level 5 accreditation for environmental management and is in the top 5% of the world’s greenest universities according to the Universitas Indonesia UI Green Metric.
Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab is one of the most influential and forward thinking centres for promoting sustainability, offering a forum for developing practical ways of finding solutions and taking action. The team has a wide range of expertise in environmentally, socially and financially responsible development. They work locally, regionally and internationally to enable individuals, organisations and communities to develop sustainable practices.
Bangor University partnered with Love Your Clothes for #LoveYourClothesBangor in March 2016, hosting two weeks' worth of clothing collections, repair, upcycling and clothing care events that resulted in over two tonnes of clothing being diverted from landfill.