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V is for Vacations

V is for Vacations

The average-sized hotel purchases more products in one week than 100 families do in a year. The waste generated can be as high as 30 pounds per room per day. Typical hotels in California use 218 gallons of water per day per occupied room. Can you leave small footprints while you go on vacation? The travel industry is stepping up more and more to make the protection of the environment a priority for travelers.

Here are some tips for greener vacations. Or, vacation at home with a staycation.

What other “V”-things can you do to protect the earth?

Get more Eco-ABC’s here.

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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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5:06AM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

thanks for sharing

10:58AM PDT on Jun 11, 2012

thx.

12:05AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Thanks.

6:14PM PST on Feb 16, 2012

thank you

10:37PM PST on Jan 27, 2012

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12:58PM PST on Nov 15, 2011

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7:37PM PDT on Mar 14, 2011

Thanks!

1:21AM PST on Mar 5, 2011

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3:53AM PDT on Sep 7, 2010

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