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articles by: Ronnie Citron-Fink

Can Spontaneity Be Scheduled?

“Hold your head up, you silly girl, look what you've done. When you find yourself in the thick of it, help yourself to a bit of what is all around you, silly girl.” ~ Lennon/McCartney Lately I…

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10 DIY Ways To A Waste-Free Halloween

It’s time to pick up those heavy Halloween footprints and celebrate the holiday sustainably. Here's why finding ways to honor our planet, is a ghoulish goal worth bobbing for: According to the EPA,…

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Letter Writing In The Age Of Technology

Communication has taken on a new era with computers, smart phones, texting, and email. When was the last time you actually wrote, or received a personal letter? Other than a few thank you notes here a…

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Why Take Science Seriously?

Beyond being fun and intellectually stimulating, why take science seriously? I’ve been thinking a lot about what Steve Jobs has given the world. Like Einstein and Galileo, Jobs gave us cutting-edge sc…

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Fixing Food On Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day, a day when bloggers around the world write about one important global topic. This year's topic is FOOD. How we farm and how we eat may prove to be one of the largest issues o…

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Crochet A Rug From Bicycle Inner Tubes

Can you turn useless inner tubes into something useful? Reusing bicycle inner tubes to make something new keeps the tubes out of the local landfill, saves natural resources, energy, helps prevent poll…

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3 Cat DIY Projects That Think Outside The Litter Box

Once upon a time, a cat was just a cat. Kitty would have a bed, a bowl and maybe something to scratch on so it wouldn’t wreck the furniture. For most of us, our cats are fully integrated members of ou…

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Habitat for Humanity: Building Good Green Homes

Habitat for Humanity is addressing a global housing crisis one home at a time. According to the non-profit, Habitat for Humanity: “About 1.6 billion people live in substandard housing and 100 million …

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Libraries Are Closing: 5 Lost Skills

I’ve been thinking a lot about my childhood experiences of visiting my local library and bookmobile each week. I remember the first book “loaned” to me: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hatches The Egg. It saddened …

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Top 10 Green Jobs

With the economy tanking and unemployment skyrocketing, where are the green jobs? What is a green job? According to the United Nations Environment Program a green job would be "work in agricultu…

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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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