Miranda Larbi, Metro

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Recent articles by Miranda:

Waitrose permanently ditches plastic wrap from multibuy tins

Waitrose is the latest supermarket to scrap the non-recyclable plastic wrapping that holds multibuy tins together. → Read More

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

Nubian Reines is a company founded by Cilrette to give young children backpacks and hoodies featuring Black princesses that look like them. → Read More

Sales of Shewees are up 700% since the start of lockdown

A lot more of us have been peeing al fresco in recent months. → Read More

How to train for your first virtual marathon

The 40th London Marathon is taking place in October - virtually. So here's how you can get ready for the big day, without all the usual crowds. → Read More

No, vegan soy boys don’t have lower testosterone than meat eaters

Vegan men do not have lower levels of testosterone than omnivores, according to a new study. → Read More

40% of Brits are ditching meat and fish to help fight the climate crisis, study says

Brits are eating more plants and less meat in a bid to tackle the climate crisis, a new report claims. → Read More

Going camping could be the answer to your lockdown melancholy

Camping outdoors is the ideal staycation for improving mental health and avoiding quarantine. → Read More

Enfield Council bans meat in a bid to tackle the climate crisis

Enfield Council will only be serving plant-based food from December at its events. → Read More

Yorkshire Day: 11 incredible beauty spots that prove Yorkshire really is God's Own County

From Ilkley Moor to Robin Hoods Bay, what better way to celebrate Yorkshire Day than by looking at some of Yorkshire's areas of beauty? → Read More

Here's how to compost your period products

Eco-friendly period products that can be composted at home thanks to organic cotton and plastic-free applicators. → Read More

How to test if your homemade face mask is actually working

DIY face masks are great - as long as they're genuinely effective at keeping you and others safe. → Read More

Period pants company highlights tax discrimination against sustainable menstrual products

Period pant company Wuka wants the government to drop the tax against reusable period pants from January 2021. → Read More

Black Owned: Marilyn Devonish, success coach and founder of TranceFormations™

Marilyn set up her transformation business after hitting rock bottom. → Read More

This Instagram account has made cereal box handbags into the accessory we never knew we needed

@camera60studio is a Milan-based duo who are making food wrappers and boxes into amazing handbags. → Read More

Where you get your mask matters – it could be tainted by modern-day slavery

40.3 million people are estimated to be in slavery - 25 million of whom are forced to make goods. → Read More

Lockdown is making period poverty worse – here’s how you can help

Period poverty has increased during lockdown, according to Bloody Good Project. Here's how to help women struggling. → Read More

Here's why you can't help putting off your workout

Getting fit and staying fit can be hard. We all want to be healthy but even the best will and prep can fail us sometimes. Whether it's struggling to get... → Read More

Multi-tonal plasters are coming for every skin colour and not before time

It's incredible to think that it's 2020 and non-white people are still having to walk around with beige plasters covering their cuts and grazes. It's just another example of how... → Read More

Art Activist Barbie is taking on the white male art world so you don't have to

Even small plastic dolls are advocating for change. → Read More

Meet the teen climbing Mount Everest to raise money for her dad’s brain tumour

Issy Maclay has already climbed the 8,848 metres once and she's going again in a bid to raise the £8,848 needed to buy a cortical stimulator. → Read More