Photography Competition

Who can apply? This competition is open to everyone including undergraduate and postgraduate university students and amateur photographers. What we are looking for: We are calling for photographs that portray humanity’s impact on the natural world. Topics include but are not limited to : Planet: sustainability, packaging, plastic, pollution – air, land, sea. People: design, […]

Could Seawater Dyeing be the Future of Fashion?

Could Seawater Dyeing be the Future of Fashion? Thirsty Business The fast fashion industry is often criticised for the large quantities of water it uses, pollutes and wastes. The water used to dye the clothes we wear is generally taken from rivers, streams and reservoirs local to the manufacturing units, meaning that surrounding communities must […]

4 Natural Dyes from Kitchen Waste

4 Natural Dyes from Kitchen Waste Natural dyes have been used to colour cloth for thousands of years and until 1856 when William Henry Perkin serendipitously discovered the first chemical dye – Mauve, harnessing the colours from nature was the only way for us to dye clothes. Natural dyes come in numerous forms and are […]