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 →
As a young black (female) climate advocate/activist, when seeking others involved who looked like myself, it wasn’t always easy…Continue reading Why green groups need to be black and white →
Part 3 of our #plasticfreejuly series of blogs…’choosing plastic-free food is really important. Here are some tips to get you started…’Continue reading How To Go Plastic-Free Part 3: Food Shopping →
St Albans woman in national #Happylist to celebrate local heroes during lockdown. Kate Swindells, who is a Sopwell resident with a young family, initiated the Grow Community – Sopwell project in order to encourage and enable local residents to grow their own food at home and in community spaces..Continue reading St Albans woman in national #Happylist to celebrate local heroes during lockdown. →
Good news: climate issues are now being embedded in to council decision making…We mustn’t let SADC forget that they have committed to encouraging district-wide action not just council action…Continue reading One Year On… St Albans’ District Council climate crisis declaration – progress →
Find out more about the Chancellor’s ‘Green Energy’ grant..Continue reading The government’s ‘green recovery package’ – what does it contain? →
How to go plastic-free Part 2: Bathroom . This week, let’s look at some ideas to rid your bathroom of polluting plastics and support small businesses at the same time. #plasticfreejulyContinue reading How to go plastic-free Part 2: Bathroom →
So if you don’t want your pen lid to end up inside the stomach of an albatross chick (this has happened), check out this guide to plastic-free things on your desk and giving plastic-free gifts.Continue reading Part 5: Plastic-free desk and gifts →
The Big Picture: why do we need to go Plastic Free? Plastic-Free July is a great time to start or continue down your journey to cut out single-use plastic. I’m sure many of you are keen to do this, but when faced with supermarket aisles full of plastic, it is very hard not to justContinue reading How to go #plasticfree Part 1: Plastic-Free Kitchen →
I didn’t weed the veg bed for a full 6 weeks to start with as I had NO IDEA which green shoots were goodies or baddies..Continue reading How I started growing my own (#FirstTimeVegGardener) →
Got a broken clock, a smashed bowl or a holey sock? Don’t be so quick to chuck, it’s time to fix, mend, and darn. The latest in our #lockdown Guest blogs series is from Sustainable St Albans volunteer Ali Hood. Ali is a Digital Content Producer with a strong interest in sustainability and has beenContinue reading Dare to Repair: 5 benefits of fixing your stuff →
Use lockdown to get to grips with sustainability by doing an online course – there are loads available – and free!Continue reading LEARNING IN LOCKDOWN: FREE ONLINE SUSTAINABILITY COURSES →
Saying Goodbye to the Green Kitchen – Heather’s vegan cafe has been an active positive celebration of being vegan..Continue reading Saying goodbye to The Green Kitchen →
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