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Reading & UoE Part 2 - Open Cloze Test

Think of a word which best fits each gap. Use only ONE word.

The Recyclists

What do you do to help fight climate change? Two teenage boys from Scotland have just won an award for their efforts. Niall Watson and Roarke Hughes call themselves the Recyclists. They pedal (1) ..................... their neighbourhood on their bikes collecting rubbish to be recycled. In the area (2) .....................the boys live, the local council only collects a few types of refuse to be recycled , so the boys help their community to recycle more, in (3) ..................... for a small fee.


Their business venture started three years (4) ..................... as a way of making some extra pocket money. Now Niall and Roarke have expanded their business. They have invested (5) ..................... some chickens and now also sell their own organic eggs (6) ..................... they cycle round the town.


The judges of the 'Ethical Kids Award', (7) ..................... the boys won, were very impressed by them, saying: The Recyclists captured our imaginations straightaway. Their idea was innovative and green at the (8) ..................... time.'



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