How to go #plasticfree Part 1: Plastic-Free Kitchen

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 just … Continue reading How to go #plasticfree Part 1: Plastic-Free Kitchen

Dare to Repair: 5 benefits of fixing your stuff

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 been … Continue reading Dare to Repair: 5 benefits of fixing your stuff

Reflections on lock-down from Sustainable St Albans

Has there ever been a stranger time to be an environmentalist?  The changes we have encouraged for years and years, and have been told are next-to-impossible, have happened overnight, but in an utterly unfair way.   For years, we have encouraged people to make changes in their lives to live more sustainably; to fly less, … Continue reading Reflections on lock-down from Sustainable St Albans

Looking for a schools co-ordinator for SustFest2020

Could you help us involve schools in next year's SustFest2020? Are you experienced in working with schools? Are you looking for some short-term voluntary work at the moment? We are looking for a volunteer to help us get schools involved in next year's Sustainabilty Festival - across St Albans, Harpenden and the villages. Last year's … Continue reading Looking for a schools co-ordinator for SustFest2020

Ver Players talk to Sustainable St Albans

The Ver Players - a ukelele group playing in St Albans - are dedicating their annual 2019 Charity Fund-raiser to Sustainable St Albans. We were thrilled - and decided to have a chat to find out more about the group... What are the Ver Players, when did they first get going, and where do they … Continue reading Ver Players talk to Sustainable St Albans

Climate Emergency declaration 55 – 0 at St Albans District Council

Climate Emergency report back Wed 9th Oct- see you there! St Albans District Council is holding a full council meeting at 7pm Wed 9th October 2019  at the council offices, St Albans - they will be reporting back on the Climate Emergency work. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend this meeting. You may … Continue reading Climate Emergency declaration 55 – 0 at St Albans District Council

After Hugh: Your #WarOnPlastic

Are you feeling outraged or depressed after watching #WarOnPlastic?  There are active steps you can take: Catherine Ross from Sustainable St Albans is fired up - follow her tips to reduce the single use plastic in your life. KITCHEN * Open your fridge door and have a hard stare. What is unnecessary? Do you buy … Continue reading After Hugh: Your #WarOnPlastic