Oct 06, 2013 at 12:36 PM

California Avocado Festival Goes Green

By Carpinteria Chamber
California Avocado Festival Goes Green

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - The California Avocado Festival drew more than 100,000 people to Carpinteria this weekend.

The three-day festival is known for its green fruit, but it also known for being the greenest festival in California.

Organizers not only had crews sweeping up any trash that hit the streets, they also had special bins set up to collect food scraps, plates, plastic bottles, and anything else that festival goers might need to throw away.  But instead of going in a trash can, all of these items were sorted for recycling.

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