The Australian Cotton Industry by Cranebrook High School

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The Australian Cotton Industry by Cranebrook High School

  1. 1. Cranebrook HighArchibull Prize 2012
  2. 2. Photo courtesy of betancourtunlimited.blogspot.com
  3. 3. I needed somuch, otherwise I wouldn’t germinate or grow
  4. 4. So many plantsemerging too… all on the same road as me!
  5. 5. To keep me going, my leaves healthy and roots strong
  6. 6. Photo courtesy of the189.com He checks on us everyday… makes sure we are healthy and growing properly. He really cares!
  7. 7. After the flowerit comes. Not so pretty butholding the most precious thing!
  8. 8. Collects meup and takes me away.
  9. 9. To be cleaned,separated and sent overseas
  10. 10. Washed and cleaned. All the trash taken out.
  11. 11. There are very minimal mills in Australia!
  12. 12. Designers…dresses and shorts, skirts and shirts. Photo courtesy of asos marketplace
  13. 13. Sketches of colour, mixing me with hats and shoes and all sorts of accessories. Photo courtesy of core77
  14. 14. Photo courtesy of cotton on
  15. 15. Tags are important in advertising and caring instructionsPhoto courtesy of lowimpactliving.com
  16. 16. They call it marketing. So you buy me! Photo courtesy of stylecorp
  17. 17. Not sosquished…they don’t want medamaged
  18. 18. Photo courtesy of johnsonmatel.com
  19. 19. Everyone can see me… my tag showing andpackaging bright
  20. 20. Cotton can range from 60 cents to $1.20 per 500 grams of pure cottonPhoto courtesy of online.wsj.com
  21. 21. Did you My tagknow the andmoney youbuy me colour,with also hardhas some workof me in it? andYes moneyis made of growthcotton! has worked
  22. 22. Familiesof peopleusing me Photo courtesy of bryant.cgslu.com
  23. 23. They’re not wasted.. they are used for oils and livestock feeds
  24. 24. It’s ploughed backinto the soil to retain carbon and add organic matter… tohelp the next season of cotton!
  25. 25. Cotton trash is high in nutrients, used for mulching, soils and gardening Photo courtesy of wandering-australia.com
  26. 26. Photo courtesy of Dairy Youth Australai
  27. 27. Cotton AustraliaCranebrook High – Archibull Prize 2012 Music by Dan-O at DanoSongs.com

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