The Future of Waste

Birmingham could see a big change in the way it deals with household waste. The City Council is considering what to do when its 25 year contract with waste giant Veolia expires in 2018. We see this as a once-in-a-generation chance to put in place a sustainable waste...

Away day at Waseley Hills country park

On Saturday 9th March, Birmingham Friends of the Earth decided to get out of our natural inner-city habitat and go on a trip to Waseley Hills Country Park, albeit to sit down in a meeting room and plan out the new ‘Let’s Get Moving’ campaign,...

Beyond Energy We Can All Afford

 National Friends of the Earth’s campaign Clean British Energy (CBE) is entering a critical stage. The Energy Bill going through parliament has been read. An amendment has been tabled by Tim Yeo, a Conservative MP, and Barry Gardiner MP, who is from the Labour...

Return of the Bee Cause!

The Bee Cause is buzzing back into 2013! Bee Cause is Friends of the Earth’s campaign to save British bees, which are in decline due to factors such as disease, chemicals and habitat loss. The campaign is asking David Cameron for a Bee Action Plan to protect the 267...