What we do
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.
We are a member of the UK-wide Transition Network
To Donate to Sustainable St Albans charity please click button below:
The latest from SSA
Fill in the district-wide Residents Climate Survey Give your suggestions on local actions to reduce carbon emissions. Open the survey here
Sign up for our next open Zoom event on Earth Day 22 April Grow your own Food
Hear from our panelists about food miles, plastic waste, eating seasonally and working with nature. Sign up here
Hold a Climate Conversation with your friends, family or work colleagues. All you need to get started here.
Open Food Gardens: Could you open your garden / allotment or create a video tour in 2021? Or volunteer as a welcomer?
Interested in Playing Out? Close your street, talk to the neighbours and get the kids playing outside again!
Sustainability Festival is back! Covid-safe #SustFest21: 23 May – 6 June 2021. Find out more here
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.
Zero energy, zero waste, natural habitats, sustainable food, sustainable transport, community, culture and heritage….
The latest from the blog:
Get water fit
Discover how you can reduce water waste with a free kit and tailored advice. Read more >
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
A comprehensive list of sustainable activities to do during lockdown. 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 – currently online. Read more >
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 >
Learn more about closing your street on a regular basis to allow children to play outside again. Read more >