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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beach cleanGreat British Beach Clean

19th to 22nd September

The British seaside was free of litter a few generations ago. Our throw-away society means that today it's a dumping ground for all sorts of disgusting rubbish.
Clean beaches could save the lives of some of our best-loved marine wildlife.
Clean beaches will protect our kids when they are building sand castles.
Clean beaches will show the world what's really great about the British seaside.
Join 10,000 peopleall over the UK between 19th - 22nd September for the Great British Beach Clean. Locally there are a number of events. Visit

GfayreNotification of Environment Centre AGM

7pm Monday 6th October
Why not come and join us at the Environment Centre for our twentieth AGM? Everyone is welcome and members have the opportunity to vote on elections to our board of trustees.
The Annual report and annual accounts presented will cover the period April 2013 to March 2014. You will also hear about the latest projects and developments in a short presentation. The evening will finish with cheese and wine and the chance to chat with our staff and other supporters.
The offical notification is HERE, the nomination form is HERE and the list of currrent trustees is HERE

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

kitchenpharmacyKitchen Pharmacy Workshop

Sat 4th October 10.30am-12.30pm
Come cook-up a storm at the Environment Centre! Our hands-on workshop led by qualified Herbalist Kate Haworth offers you the chance to familiarise yourself with the medicinal properties of herbs commonly used in the kitchen. You will learn how to use and make herbal remedies, as well as making your own preparation to take home with you. Only £15 per personTo book your place or for more information email or telephone us on 01792 480200.

Green Light Newsletters:

*Septembert 2014 EDITION IS NOW ONLINE*

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

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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



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