From the Recycling Bin

Did you know …

Cardboard is sturdy and compostable, making it a natural solution for a weed problem. Place flat pieces of cardboard on your weed-prone area, watering thoroughly to help them stay put. Then either weight down the cardboard with rocks or chunks of wood or add soil or mulch on top to camouflage the cardboard. Using this method in the fall, the space will be ready to plant in the spring.

Information provided by ReGroup, a nonprofit educational group, formed in 1989 to develop public awareness of waste reduction, reuse, and recycling benefits on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. ReGroup meets September through May, every third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Hope Community Center on Princeton Avenue off Kalifornsky Beach Road. Find ReGroup on Facebook or contact at regroupkenaipeninsula@gmail.com.

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