Go green by going digital! Is it really greener? Here is a blog post in MotherJones about Kindle ebook reader vs books
Kindle’s lifecycle impact is much less [than a book]: In its first year, it offsets the emissions created by its manufacture, and over its lifecycle, its carbon savings even out to about 370 pounds of CO2, or the equivalent of about 22.5 books per year.
But what if you crave paper books than an ebook format? in this article, they also calculate the cost-savings of using your library instead of buying books and the savings to the environment (and your wallet!) in the process.
Read the Cleanteach Group’s report on how green ebook readers are over print books, magazines and newspapers.
[thanks to MVCC for original post]