Notes from the Recycling Bin

— About 90 percent of paper comes from trees, the majority of which are not sustainably harvested. Use recycled paper products. Write, print and copy on both side of paper whenever possible. Try online newspaper and magazine subscriptions. Store documents electronically. Use cloth napkins and use rags instead of paper towels.

— Our resources are not infinite.

— Recycling helps protect raw materials and proctect natural habitats for future generations.

— Landfills are expensive to operate.

— Go green and save green ($).

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 every third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Hope Community Resources Community Center on Princeton Avenue off Kalifornsky Beach Road, unless otherwise notified.

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