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Category Archive: Zero Waste

  1. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 12:28pm

    Green Gown Finalists

    MMU and the University of Manchester have been shortlisted as finalists in the Green Gown Awards 2015 for our Community Innovation Project- Zero Waste- Give it don’t bin it! Manchester is the UK’s most popular student city- there are an estimated 75,000 student residents! The impact of their annual migration back home on the city […]

  2. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:31am

    Calling all fashion revolutionaries!

    This November, a series of five uniquely themed public events curated by Fashion Revolution will take place in partnership with leading universities across the UK to highlight the pressing issues in the global fashion industry and encourage young people to become part of the solution. The Arts and Speaker Tour will land here at MMU on Thursday […]

  3. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:30am

    Pop Swap – something old for something new

    Pop Swap is our pop-up clothing and book exchange held termly on campus. Open to all we have been promoting zero waste through our swap since 2013, spreading the message about sustainable fashion and supporting local charities through donations ensuring nothing is thrown away or wasted. Our next event: Wednesday 18th November 4 – 6pm Geoffrey […]

  4. Friday, 31st July 2015 at 11:07am

    Zero Waste 2015 – tonnes donated!

      It has been another brilliant year for our Zero Waste campaign: 2300 bags of clothes and other items donated to the British Heart Foundation since April. 230kg (36 stone) of food has been collected and donated to the Central and South Central food banks. 300 duvets for the Dog’s Trust, Manchester.   British Heart Foundation […]

  5. Thursday, 26th March 2015 at 1:11pm

    How clutter happens (and what can I do?)

    “A tidy home makes for a tidy mind” apparently, or so says a survey conducted by Russell Research which found that 91% of respondents felt ‘overwhelmed’ by a ‘cluttered’ house. There are loads of excuses to keep stuff- ‘you never know when you might need it’, ‘it’s sentimental’, ‘I paid good money for it’, and […]