St.Albans District Council has reported that it will be taking more than 100 actions to tackle the climate emergency and make St Albans District carbon neutral by the end of the decade. The initiatives are part of a sustainability strategy that has been developed over the past year by the Council since they declared a [...]
If you live in St.Albans District, getting solar panels for your house is about to get a whole lot cheaper. In this week's programme Andy Turnstall from The Green Group tells us about Solar Streets - what it is, and how you can benefit.
The Government recently announced that sales of petrol and diesel cars would end in 2035 at the latest. But are we ready for the change to electric vehicles here in St.Albans? We hear the experiences of Craig, who already drives an electric car, Juliet who would like to go electric but feels there are barriers [...]
Trees are being hailed as an essential part of the solution to both climate change and biodiversity loss. St.Albans District Council Leader and Climate and Environment Portfolio Holder Chris White discusses plans for an extensive tree planting programme for St.Albans.
St.Albans has its first Buzz Stop! Amanda Yorwerth talks to Nadio Bishara of the Wilderhood Watch. And it’s now 3 months since St.Albans District Council declared a Climate Emergency. We get an update from Leader of the Council and Environment Portfolio Holder Cllr Chris White.
Following the petition signed by 1700 people, St.Albans District Council past a motion declaring a Climate Emergency. Amanda Yorwerth was there and shares all the action. Plus, what could be more mindful and relaxing than 15 minutes watching butterflies? Hear why you're being asked to do just that.
Richard Bull from Highfield Park talks about the wonderful things they achieve with their apple crop and other developments at the Park, and Cllr Simon Grover explains about the all new Environment Action Group that you're invited to.
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 [...]