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Mercer Library holds third annual Earth Day Fair

 

April 29, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

GARY PATZKE, left, grabs a microwave from Dan Kosidowski who used his quad to unload some "junk" at Mercer Library's Earth Day Fair.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

MERCER, Wis. - A pick-up truck overflowing with alkaline batteries and small electronics was parked outside the Mercer Community Center Saturday during the Mercer library's third annual Earth Day Fair.

The fair promoted sustainable living through "earth-friendly" activities.

Although it started out a little slow, people soon arrived with armloads of recyclables to be loaded into the waiting truck outside.

Gary Patzke, a volunteer at the fair, was happy to see so many people take advantage of the event.

"I didn't think we were going to get anyt...



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