E-Readers vs. Old Fashioned Books—Which is Greener?

A relatively new phenomenon is the E-Reader, be it Kindle, iPad, or a number of other new competitors coming into the marketplace. When you think about it, these devices would seem to be more environmentally friendly than your typical paper and cardboard book, even a paperback.

Jennifer Schwab, Chief Sustainability Officer for the Sierra Club Green Home, appeared on “Good Morning America” to discuss whether we Should be buying our loved ones e-readers or traditional books this holiday season.

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