Keeping plastic out of the environment is one of the biggest challenges we have today. But 2 local people are taking big steps to help - in the case of Ian Burnett, literally, as he litter picks his way through 2020. For St.John Fisher School PTA, they're tackling it one party at a time.
An ingenious traffic light system & petitioning the head to ditch plastic - hear how students from Fleetville Junior School and Garden Fields JMI are making their schools more sustainable. Plus, Heathrow expansion would have enormous environmental impact, but how will it affect aircraft noise here in St.Albans? Peter Crowder of St.Albans Quieter Skies has [...]
What’s happened at Harpenden deli/coffee shop Parker & Vine since their brave decision to ditch disposable coffee cups? And we hear from Loreto School and Marlborough Science Academy about their eco- initiatives for this year’s Sustainable Schools award.
Louise Palmer, Waste and Recycling Officer at St.Albans District Council, helps with listeners recycling conundrums. From deodorant bottles to coffee cups and black plastic food trays to teabags, Louise has lots of information and helpful tips.
St.Albans recycling rates have soared, but how are we going to reach that magic 60% that will put us in the top 10 of local authority areas? Louise Palmer, Waste and Recycling Officer for St.Albans District Council joins Amanda Yorwerth on Environment Matters to explain. Louise also tells us what happens to our plastics now [...]
Sandy Gibb joins Amanda to share the exciting news that Plastic Free St.Albans is gathering momentum and launching soon, and Craig, one of the Know How Festival organizers explains why he's finding this volunteering so rewarding, and how it's not too late for you to come forward to share your sustainable skills.