Look for Illinois Indiana Sea Grant’s Get Rid of Stuff Sensibly display in Conservation World at the Illinois State Fair. The fair opens today, Aug. 11, and runs through Aug. 21. Get Rid of Stuff Sensibly provides helpful information about recycling, reusing or sensible disposing of a variety of items, including medicines, electronics, and aquarium fish and plants.

On Aug. 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20, Sea Grant staff members will be there to answer questions, hand out informational prizes, and provide the opportunity for kids to play our educational marble game.

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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? https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/08/us/road-salt-environment-partner/index.html

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