Mountains of Waste at The State Fair


Let's talk trash. Imagine what it would be like to be responsible for garbage at The State Fair. Pronto pup sticks, footlong hotdog paper, beer cups, half eaten alligator, greasy french fries, used napkins and mountains of animal dung need to find their way from the Great Minnesota Get Together to the recycling centers and landfills of St. Paul. How does this happen? Do they recycle anything? Find out how much trash is created and how you can help when you make your annual pilgrimage to The Fair grounds.

Tips

Share food so you can all get a taste without it going to waste

Visit the Office of Environmental Assistance booth at the Empire building
(near the line for malts) for more recycling tips  

Other Information and Resources

www.greenguardian.com    What you can recycle and where in the Twin Cities

www.reduce.org    Tips to help you cut down on your garbage

www.recycleminnesota.org


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