Information, Education and Action


The EnvironmentCentre is an independent charity (Charity no. 1039378), whose focus is environmental information, education and activity in South West Wales.

Why not Pay us a visit?

At the Environment Centre you can get inspired, research information, buy green goods or drink & snack ethically in our Fairtrade Coffee Shop.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.



Where are we?

See our How to Find us page.


Quick links to some of our projects and partners:

SEEF, SEF & Swansea's Environment Strategy , Sustainable Swansea, Clear Streams Swansea and Swansea Fair Trade Forum

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We are an independent local environmental charity and rely on donations to keep us going.


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ecototeSew Swansea Eco-Tote Bag

Making Workshop:

1pm to 5pm Saturday 30th August

Come along to the Environment Centre and learn how to make a fabulous, recycled, reversible shopping tote bag with expert tuition from Sew Swansea. £20 course fee includes all materials, just bring along your sewing machine if you have one. See the poster HERE.

To book email or call Phoebe on 01792 480200 and ask for a booking form. Limited places, so please book early.

GfayreEnvironment Centre Community Open Day

11am - 3pm Sunday 14th September

Our annual Open day is coming up!

This day of activities and opportunities for networking is again part of Swansea Open House. Take a tour of the Old Telephone Exchange building, explore our eco-friendly garden, enjoy some fairtrade and/or organic refreshments in our refurbished eco coffee shop, buy an eco-gift or gadget or find out more about our local environment in our brand new Eco Info Hub area..

Free entry, everyone welcome. More elements to be announced shortly!

lyc progLove Your Countryside Festival

Sat 6 - Sun 21 September 2014
Get better acquainted with Swansea’s amazing rural environment - 16 days in September with more than 50 different events - most of them are FREE!
These include guided walks, cycle rides, seashore safaris and geocaching; adventure activities such as coasteering, tree climbing and bushcraft skills; traditional rural craft workshops such as basket making, green woodwork and straw bale building. Programme is HERE. More at

ballsNow Recruiting: River Rangers

Do you live in Swansea, and can walk regularly along the Tawe? Do you want to discover more about the city river and protect it? Why not sign up to become a River Ranger?

The Swansea River Rangers Project aims to create a network of volunteers stretching from the M4 in the North to the marina in the South who regularly walk stretches of the river and encourage community action to improve it. This project is being run by the Wildlife Trustas part of the Clear Streams Initiative. All equipment, training will be provided. For more information contact

Green Light Newsletters:

*July/August 2014 EDITION IS NOW ONLINE*

The Environment Centre has a monthly newsletter "Green Light".

For the latest edition and an archive of previous editions.... Read on

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We are an independent local charity. We have a great value membership scheme, with some great benefits.

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And Jobs

Want to join us? We have a great team of volunteers who help run the Visitor Centre and other aspects of the charity. Find out more here



We do not have any current vacancies


Read about Camilee's experience with us as a French student on a placement HERE