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
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
This week we witnessed Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond deliver his Budget for the coming year, with promising premises for a future less dependent on single use plastic.
The war against plastic took another momentous step earlier this week. The European Parliament voted 571-53 to ban many single-use plastics entirely throughout the EU by 2021.
This competition is open to everyone including students from Art, Humanities, Sustainability departments and Student Unions from anywhere in the world.
There is little doubt that human activity and its unprecedented rate of convenience-driven consumption is having a serious effect on the environment.
Plastic packaging is absolutely everywhere. Whether we want to or not, most of us come into contact with some form of plastic packaging or another multiple time a day.
Earlier this week the BBC aired another environmentally-related documentary – this time dealing with the fraught topic of fashion and its impacts on the planet.