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  • Dave Turner
  • 22 June 2017
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Discarded wellies being donated to the Calais migrant camp

Every year, hundreds of tents, wellies and other festival essentials are left behind by Glasto-goers. Usually the boots find a new home at the festival's recycling centre, but 2015 - Glasto's 45th anniversary - saw them leave the country and go to Calais in France, where thousands of migrants were living in a camp dubbed 'the jungle'. More than 500 pairs of boots were transported alongside 2,000 brand new rain ponchos and first aid kits. Think about where your gear could go before chucking it away this year. DT

 
 
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