Teenager collects three tons of recyclables at Boone County Fairgrounds

Friday, August 13, 2010 | 2:28 p.m. CDT; updated 2:24 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 14, 2010

COLUMBIA — Over the summer, a mountain of recycling grew on the Boone County Fairgrounds. Huge bags of bottles, boxes and cans were hauled across the grounds, all on the shoulders of one young man.