Take Action

What can you do? Sign our petition in support of a national deposit return scheme on plastic bottles Try to reduce your plastic waste by carrying an alternative drinking bottle and buying less plastic packaging. Take a look at these 9 ways to reduce your plastic waste...

The Solution

At Birmingham Friends of the Earth we are campaigning for a national deposit return scheme on plastic bottles. In Britain, there has been a huge drop in number of plastic carrier bags, as a result of asking people to pay 5p for them. We feel that a similar approach to...

The Problem

Bottles and cans are an element in litter and this is a big issue for people in Birmingham. It is unsightly and costs a lot to pick it all up. According to a report by the ‘Recycle Now’ campaign, 16 million plastic bottles go unrecycled in the UK every day. Plastic,...
Re-Open Kings Heath Station

Re-Open Kings Heath Station

Kings Heath has a railway running through it that with a short length of new link railway at Camp hill could be part of a 21 st century transport solution. Kings Heath could join the local rail network, making it easier to reach a range of destinations. Trains still...