What we do
We are Sustainable St Albans charity. Together, as ordinary people, we find positive and creative ways to act locally – across St Albans, Harpenden and villages – to raise awareness and address the challenges of climate change, live more sustainably, and move towards a low-carbon economy.
Sustainable St Albans is a member of the UK-wide Transition Network.
To donate to Sustainable St Albans please click here
St Albans Sustainability Festival 2022 15th May to 31st May – See all 100+ events in St Albans, Harpenden and villages. Book yours now! Sustainability Market in Harpenden kicks it all off on Sunday 15th May! Foodie events, talks on nature, wildlife trails, business sustainability. Photo competitions and loads for kids. #SustFest22
Become a Climate Champion for Sustainable St Albans – We are currently building up a group of people who are comfortable to talk about climate change at local events and talks. Why not give it a go?
Read our latest blogs – Boost for cycling in St Albans…from food to renewables – 16 different ways for you to take action and reduce your carbon footprint – #CountUsIn
Count Us In – Click here to choose your steps to effective Climate Action – and take action with our local community. See resources to help here
Playing Out information sessions – Free online sessions in February, April and June all about how to apply to close your road up to 8 time sa year for play and community building. Click here to find out more.
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Thanks to grants from:
Postcode Places Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Sustainable St Albans received £18K from the Trust to help fund our new Community Engagement project.
St Albans District Council generously awarded us a grant to help fund our new Community Engagement project.
Alongside our annual #SustFest, we host a wide variety of events throughout the year.
From campaigning for the Council to declare a climate emergency to setting up regular ‘Playing Out’ streets, we’re involved in multiple local projects.
Our wide range of resources can help you make the next step in reducing your carbon footprint.
The latest from the blog:
Take 16 steps that make a difference with Count Us In. Download our Climate Action Card.
St Albans Solar Streets
Learn about this local initiative to help you get 25% discounted solar panels. Read more >
View our archive and sign up for our monthly newsletter and occasional updates. Read more >
Sustainable Lockdown A-Z
Not just for lockdown: list of sustainable activities to do. Read more >
Declaring a climate emergency
Read the latest developments since the Council declared a climate emergency. Read more >
Ideas for sustainable schools
A one-stop shop for schools seeking educational resources and practical advice. Read more >
Our Planet Our Future events
Bi-monthly events in Harpenden on topics relating to sustainability Read more >
Reduce your plastic use
What you can do to tackle the local and global problems of plastic pollution and waste. Read more >
Learn more about closing your street on a regular basis to allow children to play outside. Read more >