Christmas Crafternoon!

Would you like to have some festive fun with us? Join us on Saturday 15th December for a fun and festive Christmas Crafternoon! Everyone is welcome. We'll be making a variety of recycled decorations, from fir-cone reindeers to teabag-wrapper wreaths, and attempting...

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...

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 open all...

Waste Isn’t Rubbish

2017 was dominated by the rubbish strike. Bin bags piling up in the streets, rats returning and your recycling going into the incinerator. The resolution of the dispute was the staff to keep their jobs and have a new responsibility to help householders to recycle...