At Sustainable St Albans, we have two thermal imaging cameras for loan. They have been borrowed by over 300 people across the district over the last six years..find out what you can discover with the camera – and how to borrow it!Continue reading reduce energy use at home →
We all need to start thinking about ways to implement the Council’s Sustainability Strategy so that we all stand a chance of living in a more environmentally sustainable district.Continue reading SADC Climate crisis strategy event follow-up →
Did you know? Almost half of small business owners say if everyone just spent £5 extra per week it will help to keep them open long term. Continue reading Support our local shops this christmas →
“Decorate a window”. For some people, it’s pure pleasure – an artistic joy they were born to produce. Yet, for others, it’s a hugely daunting task and they wouldn’t know where to start. If you fall into the latter category, read on!Continue reading Decorate Your Window for Festive Streets →
A new online photo exhibition – Herts in Focus – is bringing some of our county’s most stunning wildlife into homes thanks to a new initiative from Herts Community Foundation. This blog has been put together by Henrietta Buxton, local resident and amateur photographer. Henrietta Buxton came up with the idea for, and curated, theContinue reading Hertfordshire’s hidden wildlife treasures →
Find out how you can create a community atmosphere in your part of St Albans District and satisfy your kids’ cravings for fun and treats while celebrating the Spooky Season in a sustainable way.Continue reading Ideas For Halloween 2020 – Playing Out St Albans District →
Perhaps you’re coming to the end of a glorious growing season in your garden or allotment, or maybe it didn’t go so well and you’re wondering how to do better next year. Maybe you’ve yet to try it and it all looks a bit too much like hard work.Continue reading The Low-Maintenance Food Garden →
Come and enjoy our Sustainable market day 11-4pm Sunday 25 October. Local eco businesses, food, drink and music. Make it a day out! Partnership with St Albans BID. Safety counts. PPE available. Continue reading Sun 25 Oct St Albans Sustainable market →
Would you like vehicles to drive more slowly down your street? I don’t think I’ve spoken to a single person for whom the answer is ‘no’. And if traffic should travel slower on your street, why not on everyone’s street? Amanda Yorwerth, co-ordinator of St Albans Friends of the Earth speaks out for 20’s PlentyContinue reading Let’s slow it down – why it’s time for 20mph zones for all →
‘Sorted by machine’ sounds easy but it’s not because we include all sorts of things in what we put out for recycling that hamper the process and spoil the end product. Along with a lot of other households in St Albans and its villages, I could do better. Continue reading Recycling right →
St Paul’s church’s eco journey began in the early 2000s, when a group of us talked about ways in which the church could be more sustainable in use of energy and resources…Continue reading Our Eco Church Journey – St Paul’s church, St Albans →
Making it, Buying it, Loving it. Do you love jewellery? Is it the choosing, the buying, or the wearing that you really like, or perhaps all three! Or do you want to make your own? Then there is the guilty bit, “where has it come from, how do I know it has been ethically sourced;Continue reading All that Glitters…sustainable jewellery.. →
Come and enjoy the Sustainable Living market Sun 23 August 11am to 4pm with local businesses, loads of food and drink!Continue reading Sustainable market 23 Aug 11am – 4pm →
Welcome to part 4 of the “How to go plastic free” guides – today looking at snacks and drinks. The previous blogs have looked at plastic-free kitchen, bathrooms and food shopping – and I hope you have found some helpful ideas to reduce your plastic footprint.Continue reading How to go plastic-free Part 4: Snacks and drinks →
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