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12 Days of Christmas: Eight Oat Milk Controversies

12 Days of Christmas: Eight Oat Milk Controversies

Praised by the lactose intolerant and climate conscious alike, oat milk has been the favourite milk substitute for a long time. With its creamy texture, natural sweet taste, and ability to make a latte even more delicious, is it too good to be true?
Pottering around at HandleBar

Pottering around at HandleBar

Reminisce your crunchy childhood by filling your evenings with arts and crafts at Fallowfield’s latest bar: HandleBar. From Drink & Doodle, life drawing to pottery with Dave, you’ll become an artist in no time
Why is the EU looking to cut fashion shows?

Why is the EU looking to cut fashion shows?

In an attempt to improve sustainability in the fashion industry, the EU is cutting back on fashion shows. But how worthwhile is this? And who will it affect the most?
The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget

The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget

Being sustainable as a student doesn’t have to break the bank – here are five ways that you can be a greener student in Manchester
Creative to Con Artist: An insight into concert merchandise

Creative to Con Artist: An insight into concert merchandise

An insight into the creative history of concert merchandise and how current artists are exploiting their fans through the sale of fast fashion with a lacks of creativeness
Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has praised the signing of a historic multi-city green deal
Want Not Waste celebrates three years of zero waste

Want Not Waste celebrates three years of zero waste

Want Not Waste, Manchester’s first student-run, plastic-free shop and wider project, celebrates three years of positive change on campus.
‘Radicchio Not Roses’ – A Guide to Sustainable Valentine’s Alternatives

‘Radicchio Not Roses’ – A Guide to Sustainable Valentine’s Alternatives

Roses may not be the most ethical choice to gift a loved one this Valentine’s day – here’s why, and some alternatives.
Hanging out the dirty laundry on greenwashing – how to spot and avoid it

Hanging out the dirty laundry on greenwashing – how to spot and avoid it

Deputy Fashion Editor Zahra shares her top tips on how to spot and avoid greenwashing so you can live your best sustainable consumer life.
A Fertile Future: In conversation with The Kindling Trust

A Fertile Future: In conversation with The Kindling Trust

A conversation with The Kindling Trust, a Manchester based organisation that seeks to subvert our food system for the good of people and the planet.
Manchester Festival of Climate Action

Manchester Festival of Climate Action

From Mitigation, to Adaption, Finance to Collaboration – what’s on at the Manchester Festival of Climate Action?
A Look Into: Rummage in the Range

A Look Into: Rummage in the Range

Rhiannon Ingle explores Manchester’s “Rummage in the Range” car boot sale and the community effort that surrounds it
What’s the (real) deal with period underwear?

What’s the (real) deal with period underwear?

Have you ever thought about period underwear but felt too afraid to try it? Don’t worry, we did it for you
Sustainability and plus-size fashion: In conversation with Jenny Marie

Sustainability and plus-size fashion: In conversation with Jenny Marie

Beauty Editor Alex Bikard interviews vegan blogger Jenny Marie on her thoughts about sustainability and plus-size fashion
Are Depop secondhand resellers really a new kind of evil?

Are Depop secondhand resellers really a new kind of evil?

Are Depop resellers really immoral, or is there more than what meets the eye to these sustainable sellers?
5 wallet-friendly superfoods you should be eating (and where to get them!)

5 wallet-friendly superfoods you should be eating (and where to get them!)

Rhiannon Ingle shares her top tips for shopping healthy and consciously
Vegan lifestyle beyond food

Vegan lifestyle beyond food

Veganism has been around for a while but it is much more than just a plant based diet
5 DIY beauty products to make at home

5 DIY beauty products to make at home

Bored of jigsaws, knitting and writing your dissertation? Why not try creating your own beauty products at home with these simple and quick formulas
5 DIY masks to try whilst stuck at home

5 DIY masks to try whilst stuck at home

A DIY mask is the perfect option for lockdown boredom and you’ll probably have a lot of these ingredients in your kitchen cupboard
Greater Manchester named as “a bastion of climate action in the United Kingdom”

Greater Manchester named as “a bastion of climate action in the United Kingdom”

Despite it’s coal-powered past Manchester has now become one of the major cities making strides to tackle climate change

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