Advancing the principles of sustainability and positive environmental change.

Birmingham Friends of the Earth

Mission Statement

Support Your Environment


Burn or Recycle?

In 2016 Birmingham City Council undertook a review of future processing of domestic waste. This was prompted by decisions on what to do about incineration. The City’s 25-year contract for the Tyseley incinerator, operated by Veolia, is due to end in 2019. The official...

What Price Freedom?

This March I went to Lancashire for a joyous and peaceful anti-fracking protest at Preston New Road. While I was there I spent the night in a freezing barn with some wonderful people and was driven around the county by a chap called Richard, who was friendly, generous...

Help! Social media volunteer needed

Do you have excellent communication skills and a creative approach to social media? Are you interested in local environmental issues? We’re looking for an enthusiastic & capable volunteer to run our social media channels and help us develop our communications profile,...

Latest News

Autumn Pub Quiz – 14 October

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our next quiz on 14 October, 7pm at The Spotted Dog. This will be a fantastic opportunity to have fun and raise some money for our campaigns. In particular we are raising funds to support our air pollution, plastic...

Have your say on the proposed Clean Air Zone

Have your say on the proposed Clean Air Zone You may be aware that Birmingham City Council are currently asking for everyone's views on introducing a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) by 2020. Air pollution levels now exceed the legal limits in a number of locations in the city,...

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