Burn or Recycle?

Burn or Recycle?

In 2016 Birmingham City Council undertook a review of future processing of domestic waste. This was prompted by decisions on what to do about incineration. The City’s 25-year contract for the Tyseley incinerator, operated by Veolia, is due to end in 2019. The official...
What Price Freedom?

What Price Freedom?

This March I went to Lancashire for a joyous and peaceful anti-fracking protest at Preston New Road. While I was there I spent the night in a freezing barn with some wonderful people and was driven around the county by a chap called Richard, who was friendly, generous...

Help! Social media volunteer needed

Do you have excellent communication skills and a creative approach to social media? Are you interested in local environmental issues? We’re looking for an enthusiastic & capable volunteer to run our social media channels and help us develop our communications...
‘Yoga with Aldo’ in the new-look Warehouse

‘Yoga with Aldo’ in the new-look Warehouse

“If only every day could start or end like this!” said one of my yoga students – so I’m glad to be starting a class in our new-look building. My classes are a generic ‘Hatha’ yoga style, the most widely taught form of yoga in the West. These classes offer...
The Warehouse Café Update

The Warehouse Café Update

It’s been an exciting few months at the Warehouse Cafe! Over twelve months ago, when we first started talking about the possibility of the cafe moving from the first to the ground floor, most of us were doubtful it would ever happen. Several times over recent...
Stalls season 2018 is here!

Stalls season 2018 is here!

I’m Jodie, stalls and events co-ordinator at Birmingham Friends of the Earth. Stalls season is here once again and we are very much looking forward to it! We have confirmed our attendance at some popular events we have been to before such as CoCoMad and Moseley Street...