On 22 May Catherine Ross from Transition St Albans www.transitionstalbans.org talked to the Club about the impact of their successful district-wide initiative – “SuStAinable StAlbans Week” www.sustainablestalbans.org and highlighted their practical strategy to reduce our carbon footprint street by street.
If you click on the link below you can view Catherine’s excellent presentation:
The photo is of Catherine Ross (3rd from left) with the Club’s Sustainable Environment and Wellbeing (SEW) Team. Katherine Clark presented Catherine with a cheque for £25 Catherine for Transition St Albans as a thank you for such an informative evening.
The Club had held events in Sustainable St Albans Week for the last 2 years www.sigbi.org/st-albans/2016/sustainable/ and www.sigbi.org/st-albans-/2015/lush-2/ and was using the event as the beginning of the planning process for what to do next year when the event has moved to 21 – 29 April 2018 and also ongoing activities to improve our environment.
Please click on this link Sustainable St Albans – Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for a quick summary of some of the ideas Catherine gave us for reducing our carbon footprints.There are lots of online Carbon Footprint Checkers – get started by trying this simple one which Catherine introduced us to: www.footprint.wwf.org.uk/
Find local sustainability information and events such as Open Food Gardens and Open Meetings with speakers at Transition St Albans webpage (also on Facebook and Twitter) www.transitionstalbans.org