Recycling bin: Recycle your old electronics

Recycling bin: Recycle your old electronics

  • Sunday, December 23, 2018 10:39pm
  • Life

Many electronic devices — laptops, cellphones, tablets, and TVs — are a big part part of gift giving. Some replacing older, non-working devices. Please recycle your old electronics; many of the materials used in making these products can be recovered and reused. Apple says it recaptured 2,204 pounds of gold-worth $50 million from recycled devices in 2015. Electronics products can also be made with toxic substances such as lead, mercury and cadmium, which have to be disposed of carefully. Please save your no-longer-working electronics to recycle at the Annual Electronics Recycling Event in Spring at the Central Peninsula Landfill.

Information is provided by ReGroup, a nonprofit educational group formed to provide public awareness of the benefits of waste reduction, reuse and recycling on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.


Information is provided by ReGroup, a nonprofit educational group formed to provide public awareness of the benefits of waste reduction, reuse and recycling on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.


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