Its a wrap: Knot just for Christmas

Another fun night was had at our second It’s a wrap crafting night on the 23rd November. We were a little squashed in the front resourses room at the Warehouse, but managed to move around the tables to make everyone comfortable. We had less sewing machines than we had...

Buy Nothing Day – Santa Parade Take 8!

This Saturday, 28th November, we’ll be doing our 8th annual Santa Parade for Buy Nothing Day in Birmingham. The pictures below are from last year’s event, which as ever was a light-hearted affair with a serious message. This year, as well as the parade for...

Its a wrap crafting group

Birmingham Friends of the Earth has just formed a craft group "Its a wrap" after myself, Mary Horesh had been thinking about all the popularity of reusable bags for shopping, that we needed to move onto a new area of reusing and...

Does The 11 Go There?

On the 11th November a group of BFoE people went for an evening out on the annual no. 11 bus 11-11-11, run by Jon Bounds of BiNS fame. Those unfamiliar with the 11-11-11 event should take a look at the 11 Bus website, but essentially it consists of riding a full...

The Solution

Solutions to the problem can be applied at a number of levels. On the international level, we need a strong agreement on a climate treaty that aims to reduce emissions so that the world’s temperature rises by less than 2 degrees celcius. The next UNFCCC summit in...