Notes for the Recycling Bin

Did you know …

— In 2010 the average American home had more television sets than people. According to Nielsen Media Research, there were 2.73 TV sets in the typical home and 2.55 people. The number of cellphones, 327.6 million, in America exceeded the U.S. Population, 315 million, in 2011. In 2012 the average American household had 3 computers. The U.S. has the fourth highest concentration of computers per household, behind Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar.

— ReGroup’s next Electronics Recycling Event is from 10 a.m-3 p.m. May 6 at the Central Peninsula Landfill. Recycling saves resources, reduces pollution, supports public health, creates jobs and reduces need for landfill space.

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

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