100 actions to tackle climate emergency

2020-10-20T08:39:09+01:00October 20th, 2020|

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 [...]

Going electric

2020-02-19T20:21:26+00:00February 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

Council declares a climate emergency & go count butterflies!

2019-07-28T21:03:59+01:00July 28th, 2019|

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.  

Recycling rejoicing – and plastic recycling post China

2018-03-10T20:10:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|

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 [...]

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