Welcome to the St Albans Friends of the Earth

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Let's work for Clean Air Everywhere!

Air pollution leads to about 100 premature deaths each year in our District by contributing to lung, heart, circulatory problems and even cancer and dementia.

Children are particularly at risk - their long term development is affected by early exposure to air pollution.

We put up 10 diffusion tubes around St.Albans to test the levels of air pollution. Take a look at the results below. The European Union have set a legal mean annual limit for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at 40µg/m3.

As you can see, the results at a number of sites is above this level, and the result from the end of London Road, near the London Colney Roundabout are nearly double that. People live near this junction, and do remember that we're very much at risk from air pollution when we're in our cars.

Take action now!

Idling cars are a significant cause of air pollution - you can see that from our results chart. Idling Action St.Albans is a campaign to clean up the air in St.Albans by asking everyone to switch off their engines.

You can help!

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who manned our first market stall. You can be a Clean Air Champion too! Join the campaign for our next market stall on Saturday 5th August.

Volunteer to become a Clean Air Champion now! - email stalbansfoe@hotmail.com

What a great week it was! Over 100 public events plus lots of events at schools.
Over 2000 local residents engaged with the idea of sustainability.

The week is organised by a group of volunteers from St.Albans Friends of the Earth and Transition St.Albans who raise the money necessary for publicity etc.

The next Sustainable St.Albans Week is being planned for April 2018. Email stalbansfoe@hotmail.com if you're interested in being involved.

When we evaluated last year's SustWeek, you asked for some help to collaborate with each other. You wanted opportunities to meet with other groups to develop creative partnerships and plan shared events. So we have arranged a creative collaboration session to help you do this.

Come along to St.Paul's Church complex on Wednesday 21st June 6pm-8pm ready to discuss your ideas for events, and be open to new ideas.

We will also be asking for your input to our plans for the launch event and the finale.

Book your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sustweek18-creative-collaboration-session-tickets-34620003362

Next meeting:

Tuesday 12th September 8pm at The Crown on Hatfield Rd St.Albans

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