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Immortal Alps look down --
Whose bonnets touch the firmament --
Whose sandals touch the town --

Meek at whose everlasting feet
A myriad daisy play --
Which, Sir, are you and which am I
Upon an August day?

Emily Dickinson
August
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Monday Night Owls - 16 August 2016 - Recycling clothing

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,060 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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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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