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donderdag 29 oktober 2015

How Green Is Your Closet?

Fashion is the second largest polluter behind the oil industry. Learn more about the industry behind your favourite clothes in the video.

Read the following words and their definitions.
  • impact: to have a strong and often bad effect on (something or someone)
  • tag: a small piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc., that is attached to something and that has information written on it
  • predominant: more important, powerful, successful, or noticeable than other people or things
  • sustainable: able to last or continue for a long time; able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed; involving methods that do not completely use up or destroy natural resources
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

Answer the questions in writing or in a group discussion.
  1. Name the three major impacts fashion has on the world we live in.

  2. Which facts about polyester are given in the video?

  3. Name the three different components of sustainability. Give examples for each component.

  4. In what ways can people like you and me help change the fashion industry?

  5. Try answering this one in all honesty: will you be making different fashion choices in future? Explain your answer.