Here's the clue: Hidden Bottle Hunt begins
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Oregon's Bottle Bill, the folks at Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative and Bottle Drop have hid some bottles from you, literally.
The Hidden Bottle Hunt started Wednesday, July 7. Six commemorative, gold-colored bottles have been hidden throughout the state of Oregon, with one clue to the location of one bottle rolled out each day through July 11. The first clue for Wednesday:
"To find the treasured bottle here
You must give it your all
Follow the flow from all sources
Be watched by Tsagaglalal
Hear echos of languages lost
Down past where Wyam would fall
There may be calmer waters now
But once, a people stood tall."
The clues will be posted on the Bottle Drop website, https://www.bottledropcenters.com/hunt.
The Bottle Bill, the first of its kind in the United States, was signed July 2, 1971 by Gov. Tom McCall. It allows citizens to return cans and bottles for money.
"There's no better way to celebrate the Bottle Bill's 50th birthday than to engage Oregonians in a fun outdoor activity that features the special places it helps keep litter free," said Eric Chambers, external relations director for OBRC.
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