Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant once again participated in this year’s Illinois State Fair with a booth that educated fairgoers about the sensible ways to recycle, reuse, and dispose of household items and medications. Children were able to play the Get Rid of Stuff Sensibly  or GROSS game, while adults were given brochures, pillboxes, as well as mailers for their old medication and cell phones.Throughout the week, almost 2,000 people stopped by at the IISG exhibit. 

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‘Tis the season to salt the roads, but studies found that salt components are accumulating in lakes, rivers, and groundwater, impacting fish and other wildlife. Did you know there are alternatives to rock salt—like beet juice, cheese brine, & pickle juice?

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