A library program could be the answer to getting old ink cartridges and cell phones out of your house without heading for the dump.
When it’s time for a new ink cartridge in your printer, what do you do with the old one? What do you do with your old cell phone? You can drop them both off at the Haverford Township Library. It will keep them out of the landfills and it will help raise a little money for your library. Library Director Christine Faris says the printer ink and cell phone project isn’t a huge money maker, but every little bit helps and the great thing is that it gives the community a place to recycle those items. The collection boxes are to the right when you walk into the library in Havertown. The recycling program goes through CC Cash.
Mobile phone have a growing presence in our lives. When is the right time for a child to have his or her own phone?
Cell phones have changed the way we live our lives and our children are no exception to this. Mobile phones are small and becoming more affordable. They provide a good way for you to get in touch with your child or for your child to get in touch with you at any time, but does that mean they should have one? My son is a toddler, but he already lights up every time I pull out my iPhone and gets upset when I won’t let him play with it. The only phone he’s gotten so far have been toys, but I know the day will come all too soon when I’ll have to make the decision. A Pew study found that, As of September 2009, 75% of American teens ages 12-17 have a cell phone, a number that has steadily increased from 45% of teens in November 2004. Fully 90% of…