Once again it was eye opening and I challenge you to do the same research on the ingredients of just one household cleaning product that you use. For example just internet search “What are the effects of sodium lauryl sulphate?” and cross check a few scientific and blog based websites to get a general understanding.Continue reading Chemicals Down The Drain →
It couldn’t come a moment too soon. The Trust’s ‘Hertfordshire State of Nature’ report was launched in March 2020, highlighting the immediate need for action to address the ecological and climate crises, and to reach our target to secure 30% of land for wildlife by 2030.
Continue reading Towards a Wilder St Albans →
Wrapping myself up in many layers, I go out into the fresh and invigorating air, crunching over frosty grass, hardened mud and cracking through frozen puddles. The way the early sunshine lights up the dried seed heads of spent plants is simply stunning, and I now consider it one of the most beautiful sights of the year…Continue reading Wonderful Winter →
Can you adapt one of your ongoing activities to be part of SustFest? Jill Watson, Chair of #SustFest21 on how to build a sustainabilty festival in the midst of the pandemic…Continue reading the path to sustainability…. →
Join us in supporting the Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove Green Hearts campaign this February. Show the Love for everything you want to protect from the climate crisis.Continue reading #ShowTheLove with green hearts in your window →
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 →
This year may be more strange than normal, if so it will go with the rest of 2020. Strange or not, it is good to think about our environmental impacts when preparing for a celebration..Continue reading low impact celebrating →
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 →
Whilst we wait for institutions and government to work out and implement national- and international-level adaptation policies and strategies, we can be doing our bit to continue with building local, resilient, and kind communities.Continue reading The race to resilience →
Like spring, autumn is a time of change. Though, unlike spring, it is not a time of awakening; instead, it is a time of falling slowly into a deep slumber…This week’s blog written and fully illustrated by Chloé Valerie HarmsworthContinue reading Awesome Autumn →
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 →
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