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By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Lessons learned on Earth Day


Star photo by Lillian Palmer

Earth Day experiment; Harlow Parker examines beakers with floating "flushables" at the utilities booth at Earth Day Friday. Advertised "flushable" items are not actually good to flush down a toilet. Read more about the event on page A7.

Little hands were creating something new out of something old at Green River's Earth Day celebration Friday.

Children painted glue onto recycled milk cartons then decorated them as they chose. The spout of the carton was cut off leaving the bottom square to make planters. Some were brightly colored and some even with bows, made of recycled plastic snack bags.

"I'm gonna make mine kind of like a rainbow, but a handle," Corinne Fauntleroy said.

Corinne decided to make her recycled project into a bird feeder, with a handle. Corinne and her older brother Jackson Fauntleroy spent time making...

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