Advancing the principles of sustainability and positive environmental change.

Birmingham Friends of the Earth

Mission Statement

Support Your Environment


Zero Waste Shops

Zero waste retail outlets are in fact nothing new. However, you'd have to go back a very long time to find them on our high streets. Under the radar, they are making a concerted effort to become a force to be reckoned with as one seems to be opening or due to open all...

Women and Theatre: Rocking the Wire

Packed into the tiny hexagon theatre at the MAC Birmingham, I had no idea what to expect from the sold out performance of ‘Rocking the Wire’, a theatre production based on the experiences of women from Birmingham at the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. The...

COP23 – We are still in

No one was expecting big decisions at COP (Conference of the Parties) 23 in Bonn in November 2017. Instead, it paved the way for rules that will set the Paris Agreement in motion, the deadline for this rulebook to be finished is 2018. A major talking point during the...

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Warehouse update

As visitors to The Warehouse will have seen, work on the building project is advancing at pace. The new main staircase and entrance from Allison Street has been installed, along with the upstairs toilets. Most of the concrete for the new cafe floor in Middle Bay has...

Community Orchard Course

If you had told me that one of my highlights of 2017 would have been sitting and staring intently at apples trying to ID (identify) them, I would have told you I’d rather get up at 5 AM once a month on a Saturday to get a train to London. However, not only did both of...

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