ALL WEEK (21st – 29th April)
PLASTIC POT AMNESTY/COFFEE GROUNDS GIVE-AWAY FOR COMPOSTING
Aylett Nurseries Ltd
North Orbital Road, St Albans AL2 1DH.
Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm.
Sat 8.30am – 5.00pm.
Sun 10.30am – 4.30pm.
Bring unwanted plastic pots for recycling. Collect a bag of co ee grounds at Dahlia Coffee house – use it for compost, fertiliser, mulch or as a slug deterrent in your garden! FREE!
SUSTAINABLE FOOD WITH RECIPE BOOKLET
Order by 12 noon Monday 23rd April. Delivered Thursday 26th April. £14.
We are ordering our Sustainable box (of local veg, fruit, cheese and eggs) with a free ‘Know How’ recipe booklet and ingredients for one of the meals in the booklet.
SELF GUIDE TOUR OF BRE INNOVATION PARK
Watford Innovation Park Bucknalls Lane, Watford WD25 9XX.
Mon – Fri 10am – 3pm. FREE!
Visit a collection of test houses that showcase sustainable building, landscape designs and innovative low carbon materials and technologies. Book: Tel 0333 321 8811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.ipark.bre.co.uk
CAFE ON THE CORNER’S ‘KEEPING IT LOCAL’ MENU
Camphill Village Trust – Café on the Corner
39 Catherine Street, St Albans AL3 5BJ.
Tues 10.30am – 4.30pm. Wed – Sat 9am – 4.30pm.
Week-long menu celebrating local produce from local people. Herbs, vegetables, fruits and eggs from our allotment project Seeds of Nurture. Pop in and try our delicious food!
10% OFF OUR RANGE OF REUSABLE COFFEE CUPS
Charlie’s Coffee & Company
87 London Road, St Albans AL1 1LN.
Tues – Fri 11.30am – 4.30pm. Sat 8.30am – 12.30pm.
Visit Charlie’s Coffee Shop all week to see how she keeps her business as sustainable as possible. Present this programme to get 10% off her range of reusable coffee cups.
ENJOY A FREE COOKIE WITH YOUR ORDER
Cross Street Centre Café
1 Cross Street, St Albans AL3 5EE.
Mon – Sat 10am – 2pm. (Not open Sunday).
Enjoy a free cookie all week with any order at this not-for-profit community café run by volunteers. All food produced on site.
#REFILL DISCOUNT – BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINER
214c Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 4LW.
Tues & Thurs 9.30am – 5pm. Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm.
10% discount on products bought from the warehouse when you bring your own container. Eat Wholefoods as part of your daily diet. http://www.eatwholefoods.co.uk
SHOP LOCAL HARPENDEN – INDEPENDENT SHOPPING TRAIL
Harpenden Town Council & Shop Local – FREE!
Visit the shops on our Independent Shopping Trail, collect the stamps and be in with a chance to win a PRIZE DRAW of goodies! Entries must be completed and sent to Harpenden Town Council by midnight on 30th April. http://www.harpenden.gov.uk/shoplocal
CHILDREN’S BOOK SWAP
Harpenden Oxfam Books & Music Shop
5 Harding Parade, Station Rd. Harpenden AL5 4SW.
Mon – Sat 9am – 5pm. Sun 11am – 3pm. FREE!
Exchange rather than buy new: donate a children’s book and take another away for free (max. 5 books).
SUSTAINABLE ACTIVITIES BOOKS DISPLAY
Oxfam Books & Music
8 – 10 Catherine Street, St Albans AL3 5BX.
Mon 9am – 4.30pm
Tues – Sat 9am – 5.30pm
Book display on sustainable activities e.g recycling, crafting. Sale of cards made from recycled books. We support Fair Trade products and recycle almost everything!
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE WASTE
11 Chequer Street, St Albans AL1 3YJ
9.00am – 5pm. FREE!
No excuse for single use coffee cups! Come and view our window display and find out what happens to single use coffee cups and what we as consumers can do to change this.
LIVING ST ALBANS PHOTOGRAPHY DISPLAY
The Courtyard Café
11 Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 3RR.
Tues – Sat 8.30am – 4.30pm. FREE!
Enjoy great tasting home-made food and see some of the shortlisted entries for ‘Living St Albans’ Sustainable StAlbans Week children and young people’s photo competition.
RECYCLE PLASTIC MILK BOTTLE TOPS – WITH PLASTIC FREE ST ALBANS AND LUSH ST ALBANS
LUSH, Unit 2, The Maltings, St. Albans AL1 3HS.
Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm. Sun 11am – 5pm. FREE!
Take your plastic milk bottle tops only (HDPE plastic) and drop off into the container inside the LUSH St Albans shop. LUSH sends these back to the factory for recycling. Also exchange 5 black LUSH pots for one free face mask.
SAVE OUR BLUEBELLS CAMPAIGN
Timeslots available. Volunteers must apply in advance. FREE!
Volunteer at our bluebell woods in Heartwood Forest. Help visitors understand the importance of bluebells and how to prevent damage – hand out leaflets and talk to visitors. Contact: LouiseNeicho@woodlandtrust.org.uk
HELP SOMEONE SEE WITH YOUR OLD GLASSES
20 Station Road, Harpenden AL5 4SE.
Tues – Fri 9am – 5.30pm. Sat 9am – 4.30pm. FREE!
Bring in your old unwanted glasses and we will send them to be recycled by Vision Aid Overseas, a charity providing access to affordable eyecare in developing countries.