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St Albans District Council and its partners are running a wide range of events to show how they are incorporating sustainability into their work in the district.


westminsterlodgeMon 21st Nov: Tour & TALK – Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre
Find out how the Council have reduced emissions per visitor by 40%. We will be providing a tour of the sustainability features and discussing how we are actively reducing impacts at all our leisure centres. Please book your free ticket at: www.westminsterlodgetour.eventbrite.co.uk or email sustainability@stalbans.gov.uk or call 01727 819466 7pm – 9pm Bistro area, Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 2DL.


town-hall-dusk-cgiTues 22nd Nov: How we are incorporating sustainability into the new Town Hall development
Come along and find out about the features the  council is planning to incorporate into the new Town Hall development to improve sustainability. Please book your FREE ticket at:
www.greentownhall.eventbrite.co.uk or email sustainability@stalbans.gov.uk, or call 01727 819466. 7pm – 9pm Committee Room 2, St Albans City and District Council, St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3JE.


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Tues 22nd Nov: Tour of the Agrivert Composting Site

Find out what happens to your food and garden waste after it is collected from your home. Presentation and tour. Adults and children over 10. Please wear sturdy footwear (trainers or wellies are both fine) and car-share where possible as parking is limited on both sites. FREE. Book your tickets at www.agriverttour.eventbrite.co.uk email sustainability@stalbans.gov.uk or call 01727 819466. 10.30am – 12.30pm Start at Agrivert Ltd, South Mimms IVC Facility, Ridge,  Potters Bar EN6 3NA. SADC event.


householdwasteservice_tcm15-55346Wed 23rd Nov: Recycling Roadshow
Speak to the Council’s Recycling team – learn about the recycling facilities available, have your questions answered, find out what items can be recycled where and get information on local reuse facilities. FREE. 10am – 4pm St Albans Market.


healthyhomesWed 23rd Nov: Herts Healthy Homes
Promoting the Herts Healthy Homes service to St Albans residents. The service exists to ensure that vulnerable residents get the help they need to be warm and well through this winter. FREE. 10am – 4pm St Albans Market. Groundwork Hertfordshire event.


bridgeatalbanwayWed 23rd Nov: St Albans Super Highway-Guided Walk
Join CMS to find out more about the fascinating history of the Alban Way, its wildlife and the plans for the future. FREE. Meeting by the gate onto the Alban Way at the back of Morrisons car park. Visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/walksandmore.
Rain: Call 01992 588433 or see website. 10.30am – 12.30pm Parking in Morrisons Car Park – 244 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 4SU. Countryside Management Service event.


householdwasteservice_tcm15-55346Wed 23rd Nov: Recycling Roadshow
Speak to the Council’s Recycling team – learn about the recycling facilities available, have your questions answered, find out what items can be recycled where and get information on local reuse facilities. FREE. 10am – 4pm St Albans Market.


verulaimiumparkWed 23rd Nov: Verulamium Park Walk and Talk
To find out more about the park and how it is managed. FREE. We will reschedule if weather is bad – please call 07931 518215. 11am – 2pm Meeting at Verulamium
Museum, St Michael’s Street, St Albans, AL3 4SW.

 



bricket-woodThurs 24th Nov: Bricket Wood Common – Heritage, Biodiversity and Managing for Future Generations
Join our ranger led guided walk and learn more  bout the heritage, wildlife and sustainable management of Bricket Wood Common. An historic and secluded site, rich in biodiversity.FREE. Event will go ahead in light rain. Contact 07587 632379. 10.30am – 12.30pm School Lane, Bricket Wood, AL2 3XT. John O’Connor event.


sustainable-earthThurs 24th Nov: From Global to Local – How the Council is taking action to address sustainability
Hear about our Greenhouse Gas reduction targets, Climate
Change Action Plan and the other work we are involved in
to reduce our own impacts and improve the sustainability of St Albans City and District. FREE. 4pm – 5.30pm
St Albans City and District Council, St Peter’s Street,
St Albans, AL1 3JE.


veolia_popupFri 25th Nov: Recycling lorry in town centre –
meet ‘Munch’!
Find out why it’s important to use your new food waste caddy instead of your landfill bin. Learn which items go in which bin. Munch is a dustcart book character showing how to recycle right. Children can meet him and talk to us all about recycling! FREE. 9am – 4pm Outside the Town Hall, St Albans. A Veolia UK event.


healthyhomesSat 26th Nov: Herts Healthy Homes – helping you keep warm and well this winter
Promoting the Herts Healthy Homes service to St Albans residents. The service exists to ensure that vulnerable residents get the help they need to be healthy through winter. FREE. 10am – 4pm
Market Stall, St Peter’s Street, St Albans. A Groundwork Herts event.


christmasmarketSat 26th Nov: Make a gift bag at the Christmas
Market
Learn how to make gift bags from recyclable materials to use again and again. A more  environmentally sensitive solution to
all that wrapping paper at Christmas!
Take away a completed bag, or a set of instructions for making one at home. FREE. 10am – 4pm The Community Chalet, St Albans Christmas Market, St Albans Cathedral, AL1 1BY.


tree-warden-4-web-page_tcm15-7550Sat 26th Nov: Trees in St Albans – their management, maintenance and protection
Find how the District’s trees and wooded landscapes are cared
for and protected for future generations to enjoy. The walk is
aimed mainly at adults, but children are welcome. FREE.
If high winds or heavy rain, the walk will be cancelled, the leader will be at the meeting point at the start time to confirm this. 11am – 12.30am Clarence Park, Clarence Road, St Albans. Meet at the Park Keepers Cottage, near the Clarence Road entrance to the Park. No parking in Park. SADC event.


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