Plastic Bag Monster invades Earth Day Festival

plastic-bag-monster-with-kidsAt this year’s Pike-Wayne Earth Day Festival, held on April 18 at Lake Wallenpaupack, a plastic bag monster greeted and educated people about the environmental effects of using disposable plastic shopping bags.

The “monster”and his helper gave away free reusable shopping bags to festival attendees while teaching them about the benefits of reuse. They are shown here giving bags to Ben and Katie Ulmer of Tafton, Pa.

The reusable bags were donated by Lake Region IGA, Weis Market and Wegmans. For more information about the festival, visit www.pikewayneearthday.org.

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