A group of ordinary people

trying to make St Albans District

a more environmentally sustainable place to live.

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

The latest from Sustainable St Albans

COP26 Climate Emergency – Open Mic Night Tues 6th November. Face to face. Join us at Bennetts in Harpenden

Read our latest blogs – 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.

Amazing resources to help your steps to effective Climate Actions – see here

Hold a Climate Conversation with your friends, family or work colleagues. All you need to get started here.

Get involved with Sustainable St Albans as a volunteer. See opportunities here

Interested in Playing Out? Close your street, talk to the neighbours and get the kids playing outside again!

See discounted solar panels from council supported St Albans Solar Streets here.

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.

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From campaigning for the Council to declare a climate emergency to setting up regular ‘Playing Out’ streets, we’re involved in multiple local projects.

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Our wide range of resources can help you make the next step in reducing your carbon footprint.

The latest from the blog:


Explore more:

Climate Action

Take 16 steps that make a difference with Count Us In. Download our Climate Action Card.

St Albans Solar Streets project,

St Albans Solar Streets

Learn about this local initiative to help you get 25% discounted solar panels. Read more >

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Monthly newsletter

View our archive and sign up for our monthly newsletter and occasional updates. Read more >

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Sustainable Lockdown A-Z

A comprehensive list of sustainable activities to do during lockdown. Read more >

St Albans District Sustainability and Climate Crisis Strategy

Declaring a climate emergency

Read the latest developments since the Council declared a climate emergency. Read more >

School girl in vegetable garden

Ideas for sustainable schools

A one-stop shop for schools seeking educational resources and practical advice. Read more >

Our Planet Our Future logo with tree

Our Planet Our Future events

Bi-monthly events in Harpenden on topics relating to sustainability – currently online. Read more >

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Reduce your plastic use

Learn more about what you can do to tackle the local and global problems of plastic pollution and waste. Read more >

Road closed with children playing in the road

Playing out

Learn more about closing your street on a regular basis to allow children to play outside again. Read more >

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