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...
COP23 – We are still in

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...
Warehouse update

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...
Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

How long have you been with BFOE? I’ve been working with bfoe for around 12 months. What do you do at BFOE? I’m very hands on so I’ve been involved in maintenance around the Warehouse whilst the building work has been going on. I also do a lot of...
Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

At the ‘Stand up to Racism’ conference in Birmingham on Saturday 2nd December the many parallels between racist viewpoints and policies and the causes of climate refugees were discussed. Hundreds of millions of people in Syria, sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and South...