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articles by: Ronnie Citron-Fink

10 Easy Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

The amount of extra waste generated during the holidays is astonishing. Studies reveal waste is increased by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Years. On the next page is a fabulous infographic t…

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10 Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Decorations

There are so many reasons why creating handmade decorations make the holidays sparkle. For me, the most important reason is to reduce holiday waste. Let’s take a quick look at the holiday statistics (…

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10 DIY Holiday Food And Craft Gifts

Good for you! You’ve decided to ditch the mall and put your hands to work creating gifts for your loved ones. Did you know creating crafts can soothe your brain? Writer, Amy DuFault of EcoSalon wro…

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DIY Snow Globes

There is a luxury to the winter months in cold climates. At my house, it is to cozy up next to a fire and watch the snow cascade across the woods. There is something about the falling snow that evokes…

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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10 Reasons To Ditch The Mall

When my kids were young, after school they walked from their middle school to my husband's office in the village. They strolled past a small grocery store, past the coffee shop and past the drug store…

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Goodnight Moon: The Techno Version (video)

My mommy antennae recently went up when I saw the video below, Goodnight, iPad. I don’t have young children anymore, so I was a bit slow on the uptick of this latest coveted children’s book. The belov…

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10 Cheap Winter Tips To Stay Warm

Hot water bottle sales are up! This might seem like headline from a newspaper 50 years ago. Hot water bottles are enjoying a moment again, and not as a frumpy relic from a bygone era, but as a frugal …

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Common Sense Kitchen Wisdom (video)

How many food rules do you break? Don’t know what the food rules are? Here’s one I'm guilty of from Michael Pollan's latest version of his book, Food Rules: “Do all your eating at a table. No, a de…

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Decking The Halls Creeps Up Early

I ducked into the Apple store at a local mall last weekend to get my iPhone fixed. Lining the mall, the trees were trimmed, the holiday tunes were humming and credit cards were working overtime. This …

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about Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She has written hundreds of articles about sustainable living, the environment, design, and family life for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting, and the managing editor of Moms Clean Air Force. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. Ronnie lives in New York with her family.

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