The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

June 16, 2010
State employees group hosts Capitol 'green fair' today

Thumbnail image for green fair logo.pngState Agency Green Employees committee, along with several state and local government and community organizations is hosting the first California Green Fair today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the west side of the Capitol.

The fair will include 50 exhibitors, bands, eco-friendly activities for kids, recycling demonstrations and raffle prizes every 15 minutes. The big prize, an iPhone, will be raffled off at noon.

The free event also will feature a drop off point for recycling e-waste, batteries (no car batteries), eye glasses and other items.

Click here for more information about the Green Fair. This link opens the SAGE "About Us" page.


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