Green Doctor

 Give rising energy bills the cold shoulder with some simple Home Energy Advice.  The winter is here, and for many of us this means unaffordable gas and electricity costs, especially with the recent increases. All six major providers have upped their rates,...

Volunteer in the Spotlight Feb/March 2011

Joe Peacock interviews Ashwin Prabhakar   How long have you been involved with BFoE? Since October last year.  How did you first find out about BFoE and what made you decide to get involved? I always knew about Friends of the Earth and other environmental groups....

Up In Smoke

What would you do with 350,000 tonnes of rubbish? Burn it? This is what’s been happening to most of Birmingham’s rubbish. The Tyseley incinerator has been ‘skyfilling’ our rubbish since 1996, but the City Council’s contract with the owners Veolia expires in 2019, so...