SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CNN/WSTM) - The New York State Fair is over, but one of the more popular attractions is not going to waste.
Students from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry spent Tuesday morning breaking down the butter sculpture.
It was hauled off in buckets to be turned into compost.
This is the fifth year students have helped turn the butter from the sculpture into compost or bio-diesel fuel.
The school says recycling the butter is a good learning experience for students and is also good for the environment.
Students collected roughly 80 pounds of butter from the sculpture.
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