Notes from the Recycling Bin

— Recycling is important. Every day we throw away things that are empty, broken, used or unwanted. Recycling transforms these old things into brand new useful things.

— The best solution for land, air, and water pollution lies in the 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

— Recycling and composting in the U.S. reduced landfill waste by 34.5 percent or 87 million tons in 2012.

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 noted.

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