In Russia’s book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019.
French Publishers’ Sustainable Paper Consumption; Bowker Partners With Book+Main
French publishers say 93 percent of their paper is now recycled or green-certified and Bowker partners with book discovery startup Book+Main.
At Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control
In Free Malaysia Today: Publishing players say that expected increases in paper costs are less a worry than growing numbers of local authors.
Saving the Earth 100 Book Reviews at a Time
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
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 …