sustainability

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19th December 2023 | By Martha Norris

Christmas conscious as shopping needs to be made sustainable with the climate crisis. 

With Christmas right around the corner, the cost-of-living crisis hitting everyone’s purses this is how charity shops become the heroes of a sustainable and low-cost Christmas....

Food and drinks being sold at Manchester Christmas Markets

19th December 2022 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Manchester Christmas markets greener than ever this year

Manchester City Council has increased the level of sustainability at the Christmas markets this year.  There have been great efforts to ensure that the markets...

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20th July 2022 | By Phoebe Rawding

Is sustainability the future of the fast fashion industry?

(Header image courtesy of S4S Project)   Sustainability has become a buzzword in fashion over the past couple of years with it dominating social media platforms...

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29th June 2022 | By nq_admin

The 7000-km journey of sustainable fashion innovation: From Manchester to Delhi

       

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16th February 2022 | By Megan Traviss

New community garden under construction at Salford Quays as part of waterfront’s sustainable green corridor revamp

Work has begun on a new green space at Salford Quays as part of the council’s bid to address biodiversity and climate change issues. The...

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29th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

‘Repair, reuse, rewear’: XR Fashion Action hold clothes repair workshop to help end fast fashion

XR Fashion Action – part of the Extinction Rebellion group – hosted a repair workshop in Manchester to encourage people to repair and reuse clothes....

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20th October 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Manchester is ‘the catalyst’ to drive forward slow fashion movement in the north west

A new sustainable fashion initiative showcasing the city’s slow fashion movement has received backing from the council. Future Fashion Fair (FFF), which took place as part of September’s annual Cheetham Cultural...

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30th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Boohoo! Fashion brand under spotlight for contributing to ‘throwaway’ clothes culture

Manchester-based fashion brand Boohoo has been slammed in Parliament for selling £5 garments which even charity shops will not accept. A total of 400,000 tons of...

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22nd November 2015 | By nq_admin

Humans of MMU – The Environment Team

“I am not content at all”…Those are the words of Ryan Waugh of the Environment Team at Manchester Metropolitan University. Those are the words of...