Life Begins at 40

Life Begins at 40

40 years ago Birmingham Friends of the Earth moved into our building, the Warehouse, spending the first few days moving bags of rotting lentils. They had a vision of what this former Victorian warehouse could achieve, and over the past 40 years it has been the base...
Thank you party

Thank you party

On Monday 31st October we proudly hosted a Halloween themed thank you event in the Warehouse. We organised the party to celebrate all that we have achieved this year and to thank our staff, volunteers and supporters who have made it possible. We listened to talks from...
Wolverhamption Friends of the Earth

Wolverhamption Friends of the Earth

Wolverhampton FoE is a long established group although we have reduced in active members. We campaign on many issues and the current focus is to ensure we have an environmentally friendly waste system. Wolverhampton council set up a food waste collection service in...

What is Personal Divestment?

Birmingham Friends of the Earth are supporting a campaign to get the West Midlands Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels. This got us thinking about how individuals divest. There are a number of organisations and websites with information about how to divest...

West Midlands Metro Mayor runners and riders

And they are off, not at a gallop mind, BUT we are starting to hear from our Metro Mayor candidates. First out of the trap was Sion Simon for Labour, a current MEP and ex MP for Birmingham Erdington. Followed by Beverly Nielson, local businesswoman for the Lib Dems....
Volunteer in the Spotlight

Volunteer in the Spotlight

How long have you been volunteering with BFOE? Since August 2016. How did you first find out about BFOE? When I decided I was moving to Birmingham, I googled environmental organisations in Birmingham and BFOE came up. I had heard of Friends of the Earth before and...