Minnesota State Fair sends a message through a bottle


State fairs are known for insane food creations on a stick, rides that feel like they might fall apart, musical acts, auto shows, petting zoos, the list goes on and on. However, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to make sure those attending the state fair receive a lesson in recycling.

Presented by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), the Eco Experience at the fair brings together organizations, ideas, and hands-on activities to show what people can do at home to help the environment.

This year the Exo Experience features a 30-ft-long and 15-ft high tunnel of discarded plastic bottles that comprises the new Bottle Buyology exhibit. The purpose of the exhibit is to give people a wake up call about the amount of waste that is produced....
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