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Thomas, Keir and Finn, P5, talk to Julia Belgutay about what it means to be green

Thomas, Keir and Finn, P5, talk to Julia Belgutay about what it means to be green

Finn: Being green is about being eco.

Thomas: And you can use the expression "green finger". Growing a tree is a green thing to do.

Finn: Don't trample on the plants outside.

Keir: Or grow plants.

Thomas: If people plant small trees, don't knock them over.

Keir: The green way to get somewhere is to walk.

Thomas: Or take a bike or a scooter.

Keir: You could take an electric scooter. Or go on roller-skates.

Thomas: How about an eco car?

Keir: Is there not a car that's run by electricity?

Finn: If you really had a green finger, you would have those things on the roof. It's electricity but it gets runned by the sun.

Keir: Living green is good because the earth will be tidier.

Thomas: The environment will be clean.

Finn: If everyone didn't use cars, I probably wouldn't have as much trouble with my asthma.

Keir: And I wouldn't cough from all the smoke out of the cars.

Thomas: I walk to school with my neighbour.

Finn: I can't walk to school because I live quite far away.

Keir: Car steams are not green. And not bothering with the filter in cars.

Thomas: And factories.

Finn: And dropping litter, so then animals eat it.

Thomas: I think adults sometimes like being green, sometimes they don't. Sometimes they put litter down.

Keir: Like neds. I am supposed to say teenagers. They find it hard walking all the way over to a bin when it's at the other end of the school.

Finn: I wouldn't want to walk from here to where the boat is to go to Spain. It's over in England!

Keir: You would walk two days! If I could walk somewhere I would rather walk than drive, because it is better for the environment.

Finn: If it was sunny, I would definitely walk.

Thomas: I would rather go on my bike or my scooter than walk.

Keir: I for some reason mostly play on the Xbox all day, and my mum doesn't like it. She always says, "You have been playing that for too long." So then I go outside.

Finn: I am not sure you are going to survive scout camp. There is no electronics at all.

Keir: No.

Thomas: There is no phones, Keir.

Finn: And you have to cook your own food. I am going to try to be green when I am grown up. I would like to think I would be, but probably not. No one is completely eco.

Keir: I will probably just lie on the sofa and then try and throw a piece of paper in the bin and miss it and think, "I will just get that later." I am always so lazy.

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