Reading Green

August 31, 2010 | 1 book mentioned 1

As if the ebook juggernaut didn’t already have enough steam behind it, The Washington Post says that, “perusing electronically will lighten your environmental impact.” You see, “every time you download and read an electronic book, rather than purchasing a new pile of paper, you’re paying back a little bit of the carbon dioxide and water deficit from the Kindle production process.”

created The Millions and is its publisher. He and his family live in New Jersey.

One comment:

  1. Considering that the study completely disregards the massive energy consumption, manufacturing, and pure amounts of heat of the servers, this article is a joke.

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