weekly news compilation 24.02.2012

Here’s our weekly round up from the world of twitter of what’s been in the news:BiodiversityMoss Brook Growers: is there a Birmingham counterpart? http://bit.ly/zIg9or nice story of cooperative organic food growers to replicate.Seed Event Sat 3 March at...

Visiting Summerfield Eco Village with Shabana Mahmood

Today, aspart of my year volunteering with Friends of the Earth, I had theopportunity of attending a meeting with MP Shabana Mahmood. Membersof Birmingham Friends of the Earth, representatives of New WorldSolar and Family Housing Association, and local residents met...

Win a £7,000 Home Energy Makeover

Northfield Ecocentre is offering South Birmingham residents the chance to win a home energy makeover worth £7,000, saving the winner up to £750 a year on their energy bills. The prize includes an assessment of the property, from which recommendations may include a new...

Ethical Shopping – Hard on the High Street?

On Monday, we held a discussion meeting on ethical shopping and where we draw the line when it comes to choosing what we buy.The consensus was that it’s very hard to find fair trade/organic lines for a lot of the clothes people need for everyday wear. You can go...