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What is one to say about June? The time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

Gertrude Jekyll
A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.
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Monday Night Owls - 16 August 2016 - Recycling clothing

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,026 Teacher
We read an article about the fashion industry and their attempt to start recycling clothes:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/10/pressure-mounts-on-retailers-to-reform-throwaway-clothing-culture

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celebrity studded - having many famous actors, athletes, etc

rallying cry - a word or phrase that is used to make people join together to support an idea, cause, etc

evangelist - someone who talks about something with great enthusiasm and tries to convince others to join them

global footprint - the effect something has on the world around it, especially the environment

lax - not careful enough : not strict enough

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incrementalism - belief in or advocacy of change by degrees

decouple - separate two things from each other

moonshot - something really difficult, that has a low chance of succeeding, and requires a huge effort to achieve

curbside - sidewalk, also kerbside; the part next to a road where people can walk


What do you do with your clothes when you don´t want to wear them anymore?

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