Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

View of Greater Manchester from Romiley

Mission Based Approach to delivering the Five Year Environment Plan for GM

One of Greater Manchester’s unique assets, one that differentiates us from other City Region’s, is the strength, depth and longevity of our partnerships. 

Eamonn Boylan GMCA David Palmer Jones SUEZ

GMCA appoints SUEZ as new contractor for Greater Manchester’s waste and resources management services

GMCA appoints SUEZ as new contractor for Greater Manchester’s waste and resources management services, for management of 1.1 million tonnes of municipal waste arising from nearly 2.3 million residents across nine metropolitan districts of Greater Manchester.

Plastic fishing boat

Plastic Fishing Tour

On Friday 26th April 2019 environmental campaigning charity Hubbub launched its UK-wide plastic fishing tour at The Quays in Salford.

Mayor addressing Innovation Zone

Five Year Plan - Playing your part

The Green Summit saw the launch of the 5 Year Environment Plan for Greater Manchester – an ambitious plan setting the action needed to make sure that we make fair contribution to tackling climate change and that we protect and enhance our city region’s natural environment.

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

(L-R) Chris Swallow, Robina Shah, Rob Purvis, Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham champions Creamline glass bottle campaign to help make Manchester leading green city

Creamline, the Trafford based dairy and ‘Best of Local’ home delivery service, has joined forces with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, as part of its ongoing mission to reduce plastic pollution within Greater Manchester.

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

Greater Manchester Green Summit: Day Summary

Greater Manchester’s ground-breaking Green Summit brought industry and community leaders together to debate and discuss sustainability issues affecting the region, generating bold and ambitious pledges and a powerful sense of optimism regarding the future of our environment.

Prestigious award win for GM Smart Communities (NEDO)

A joint project between GMCA and Japan’s New Energy Development Organisation (NEDO) has won the national CIBSE Award for best collaborative project.

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