Killing consumerism: Are we headed to disposal doom?
In his keynote presentation, Professor Mark Miodownik deliberates on the perils of consumerism, how we might manage to bring it to a sustainable future, and its obsolescence
In conversation with Jo Lathwood: Art manifestos, the conflicts of making, and the next realm
The Mancunion chats with installation artist Jo Lathwood, about her new exhibition Making Up, a thought-provoking piece exploring journeys, materials and the environment at Salford Quay’s The Lowry
Christmas begins here: Save the date for Manchester’s Vegan Christmas Festival
The highly anticipated Vegan Christmas Festival makes its way to Manchester this November, and will be home to a variety of vendors and talks about sustainability
How Mayfield Park is turning an abandoned space into a Mancunian heartland
Mayfield Park is quickly turning a once abandoned space into a core, green part of Manchester’s urban life. But how did the site’s developers turn a once disregarded lot into a natural Mancunian paradise?
A shifting design model: Lacoste appoints new Creative Design Director and the collaborations continue
Less than two weeks after Gucci announced their newest creative director, Lacoste has revealed their new creative design director for the brand! But what does this mean in the world of fashion?
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
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?
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
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
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
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 conversation with The Kindling Trust, a Manchester based organisation that seeks to subvert our food system for the good of people and the planet.