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N is for Newspapers – Recycle and Consider Alternatives

N is for Newspapers – Recycle and Consider Alternatives

There are 63 million newspapers printed each day in the U.S. Of these, 44 million, or about 69%, of them will be thrown away. Recycling just the Sunday papers would save more than half a million trees every week. Consider reading the newspaper online. Try using old newspapers to make handmade paper.

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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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9:17AM PST on Nov 23, 2012

Thank you for the information!

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2:26PM PDT on Oct 2, 2012

thank you


8:41AM PST on Jan 17, 2012

Thank you

7:42AM PST on Nov 25, 2011

thank you

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9:12AM PST on Mar 1, 2011

newspapers? I only use online edition...

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4:51AM PST on Dec 17, 2010

Thanks for the info.

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