Chatterbox #283 – Plogging

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Have you heard about the newest trend that combines a daily walk or jog with picking up litter? If not, you’re not alone. It’s called plogging, and in this Chatterbox episode Andrew and Anna explain it, how it came to be called plogging, and why it’s becoming a popular activity for many people around the world.

The Chatterbox series is designed for intermediate and advanced English learners. Podcasts and audio lessons are a great way to improve your English listening skills. Culips’ Chatterbox episodes feature natural, unedited conversations between native speakers, so you can build your English vocabulary and learn about the new ways people are cleaning up their neighbourhoods.

Fun facts

Since first appearing in Sweden in 2016, plogging has spread around the world. In 2019, it was estimated that 2 million people plogged daily in over 100 countries.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Fair play
  • The [something] circuit
  • Fair game
  • Free box
  • One man’s trash is another man’s treasure
  • To clean up [one’s] act

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Edoardo Frezet (Unsplash.com)

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