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Celebrating "Going Green"


AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) Going green was the focus of a third annual festival today in Austin.

More than 100 folks spent the day milling around the Riverland Community College campus learning about ways to reduce, reuse and recycle at this years Re-Fest. Activities were available to all ages including workshops, a farmers market, food, and entertainment.

Kelly Lady of Austin Utilities, suggested some ideas of how to go green."Instead of buying everything new all the time, go look in some of the second hand shops, clothing stores and good will stores. See if there's things you can re-use of other peoples," said Lady.

She also suggested recycling and cutting back on unnecessary driving.

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