If there is not a local group listed in your area – why not help set one up!  Help and support is available from the North West Friends of the Earth campaigners, Helen Rimmer or Polly Steiner.

Listed below are environment-related actions, events and news for the Trafford area.

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‘Made to Move’: £1.5 billion reasons to act !

On Friday 15th December, Chris Boardman – the Greater Manchester Cycling and Walking Commissioner will be presenting  the ‘Made to Move: 15 steps to transform Greater Manchester’ plan to Andy Burnham (GM Mayor) and the 10 council leaders at the … Continue reading

10th Dec 2017


Manchester FoE festive social

It seems like a good time for a Manchester Friends of the Earth social…. 



Right Stuff Right Bin #RecycleWeek

Drop in anytime to our community event at Prestage Street, Old Trafford to help launch Recycle Week 2017. Features of the day include:



Zero Waste Week (4-8th September)

Zero Waste Week is the annual awareness campaign for reducing landfill. Helping you save money and preserve resources since 2008.



Fossil Free Greater Manchester meeting (Skype)

Join us to find out how you can get involved in our campaign to persuade the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest the £1.3 billion it holds in fossil fuel investments.


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Old Trafford Open Gardens Day

Programme – £4 includes entry to over 20 gardens, yardens, allotments and green spaces. Price includes a free piece of cake and a drink (while stocks last!) Free entry for under 16s



A magical clean air machine… join the ‘Bicycle Bloc’ @ Manchester Day Parade (Sunday 18th June)

Manchester Day Parade 2017 is on Sunday 18th June and this year will be a celebration of all things magic and over 2000 performers will take you on a magical adventure of wonder, invention and illusion. Manchester Day 2017 promises … Continue reading

12th Jun 2017


News release: Australian campaigners visit Manchester to share secret to beating the fracking industry

Manchester Friends of the Earth, Frack Free Greater Manchester and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are inviting people to a special screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope, 3pm, Saturday 27th May at the Central … Continue reading

24th May 2017