Saving the Earth 100 Book Reviews at a Time

In Feature Articles by Guest Contributor

By Sharon Glassman Back in the Seal and Crofts 70s, my Sunday School class tucked quarters into cardboard trees to pay for real trees in the deserts of Israel. The simple, seemingly magical idea of Me = Tree captured my Ecology-T-shirt covered heart. So, when I got a request to become a fan of Eco-Libris on Facebook and learned that …

Bonus Material: Paper Calculator Quantifies Value of Green Books

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Sharon Glassman Many “green” books are now printed with The Environmental Defense Fund Paper Calculator featured in the book’s inside front cover. The calculator helps publishers—and, ultimately, book buyers—“quantify the benefits of better paper choices.” The Paper Calculator shows the environmental impacts of different papers across their full lifecycle. By using less paper, increasing recycled content, and making other …