An earth- and pollinator-friendly diet is healthy for us as well as various wild bees, honey bees and other pollinators. This is so whether we are vegan, vegetarian or omnivorous and especially if it includes the best oils and fats.
INSPIRATION. DIALOGUE. RESOLUTION. The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham would like you to indicate your interest in attending the Mayor’s Green Summit on 21st March.
Plastic is in crisp packets, toothbrushes, coffee cups – even tea bags. How can you avoid it? Quick tricks to reduce your plastic consumption.
This spring The Meteor is teaming up with the Centre for Investigative Journalism to offer a comprehensive twelve session training course in community journalism. If you have ever been disappointed by media coverage in your area before, this is a … Continue reading
The UK Government is asking members of the public to send in their thoughts on how we can take diesel cars out of our towns and cities, without hurting the wallets of diesel car owners.
We reduced plastic bag waste so let’s do the same with coffee cups. Meanwhile, many of them have given us the impression their cups are recycled.
We held the October Waste campaign meeting this Wednesday during which we discussed our findings about Manchester take-away businesses and planned future actions. To recap, our campaign focuses on single-use items in local take-aways. The aim is to influence businesses … Continue reading
On Saturday 14 October, people across the world stood together in an international day of action to protect our futures from fossil fuel projects.
On the morning of Monday 2nd October, “Thomas the Tank engine” and a pre-pay meter, helped transport campaigners ask Conservative Party conference delegates to put some money in the electricity meter to help fund the rail electrification programme that the … Continue reading
The EU Commission has released a new strategy today about how to reduce plastic waste, which we all know is a massive problem. Is it good enough, or could the UK do better?
Government urged to take bolder action following McDonald’s & Iceland pledges on plastic and packaging
Ministers’ aim to ditch avoidable plastic within a quarter of a century looks extremely meagre. Plans by McDonalds to tackle the impact of its packaging has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth. Earlier today retailer Iceland revealed that it … Continue reading
Transport for the North is due to publish its Strategic Transport Plan today (16th January) for consultation.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham launched a ‘Congestion Conversation’ in which he would like to hear about ‘how congestion is impacting people’s lives’ and canvas ideas for reducing it. Manchester Friends of the Earth encouraged people to response to the … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted consultation responses to both the Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMS (South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy) Refresh consultations.
On 15th June 2017, we submitted this response to the Government’s plans for tackling nitrogen oxide pollution in our towns and cities. With thanks to Client Earth for their guidance on these issues and this particular consultation.