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Reuse paper (and save the planet) with DIY balloon lights

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Reduce, reuse, recycle: this common phrase is relevant year-round, but grows with significance every April as Earth Day approaches, bringing a heightened awareness for eco-friendly actions. Get in a green spirit with this DIY craft that offers a fun way to reuse old newspaper or wrapping paper scraps, instead of throwing them away.

To avoid a fire hazard and minimize the environmental impact of the twinkly lights, be sure to switch them off when not in use.

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Senior Flannery Enneking-Norton is an environmental science enthusiast, an avid hiker, and the Feature Editor for RubicOnline during the 2017-18 school...

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