What is the SustFest Market Takeover?
The Sustainability Festival 2019 is taking over the St Albans Market for a whole day! It’s all about how local residents can reduce their carbon footprint and live more sustainably.
Sunday 19th May 11am-5pm
The event is being sponsored by St Albans BID.
So much to do!
- Electric cars and bikes to try
- Live music
- Seating areas
- Vegetarian and vegan food stall
- Over 50 local businesses and community groups
- Bikes and bike repair
- FREE! For all the family
The take-over event will be on the space in front of the musem, and stretch up St Peter’s Street. Market Place and Spencer Street will be closed to traffic, to allow for test riding bikes.
Reduce your Carbon Footprint5 Market areas will highlight the 5 top ways residents can make the most difference to their carbon footprint and living sustainably
Avoid air travel; flying and how to go on holiday without getting on a plane
- Personal Transport
Live car-free. Personal transport; electric cars/cycling/walking.
- Home energy
Includes better home insulation: renewable energy (solar; heat pumps; air pumps).
Eat a plant-based diet; less meat and dairy. Consuming locally grown food to reduce food miles.
- Stuff: Buy Better Buy Less
How we do this: quality over quantity; pre-loved; less packaging, reduce #singleuse plastics; recycled products, sustainable fashion, local products, making repairs.