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Cool Book Video: Flip Book Parkour

Saggyarmpit on Vimeo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One great thing about paper and various forms of print media is that they can be used to create some pretty amazing art. The latest is this very cool ...

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

How to Green Your Art Collection

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

If you're an art collector, aficionado, or appreciator, these four tips should help you shift your collection (or simply the way you see art) into a more earth-minded endeavor.

Libraries Save Money And Other Resources | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Instead of buying small mountains of books, CDs, DVDs and even magazines that you barely use, check materials out of your neighborhood library, or rel...

Square Toilet Paper Begs You Not To Waste It | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ban reduced the amount of paper that rolls off the tube by making it square instead of round, so that what you take is what you really need. According...

Carbon Footprint Labeling Coming To TP In UK

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want to know exact amount of greenhouse gas emissions generated in the production of a single roll of toilet paper? If you're a shopper at Tesco, the ...

Pizza Box Is Easier To Reuse And Recycle (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Simple changes in manufacturing can help consumers go green. Here's a great example: By adding some perforations to a pizza box, it becomes multi-use...

Closing the Book on Tribute Books

Suzy Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzy Shuster

Follow the lead and get rid of tribute books for any charity events or fundraisers and save yourself the headache of printers. And save some trees while you're at it.

Are Online Publications Really Greener Than Newspapers? | TOM ZELLER Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As several of our readers pointed out, weighing the environmental and climate impacts of a physical newspaper against the impacts of its online manife...

Does Green Have To Be Expensive? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

True or false: The hardest thing about going green is accepting the higher cost. FALSE! The belief that going green is costly is itself a costly mis...

How to Green Your Finances

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

As tax week comes to a close, we've all got our money on our minds, so it's the perfect time to consider how the cash we've put so much energy into earning will work to preserve our planet.

90 Percent Of Parents Opt Out Of School's Paper Handouts

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Of the school's 520 students, less than 10% opted to receive paper handouts, either because they prefer that form or more likely because they don't ha...

Recycled Toilet Paper Passes The Fox News Blind Test (VIDEO)

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Can you tell the difference in feel between recycled toilet paper and virgin forest toilet paper? Fox News can't, but forests can. America's Newsroom...

Reuses For Business Cards

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week I'm at a big climate conference in Washington, DC, and my wonderful hosts, Rachael and Bryan, have graciously tolerated my multiplying stack...

Toilet Paper From Virgin Wood "Worse Than Driving Hummers" | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The tenderness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country's love of gas-guzzling cars, fast food or M...

Google Buying Old Paper Mill To Use As Data Center

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HELSINKI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Google (GOOG.O) is planning to build a data centre at the old paper mill premises in southeastern Finland that it bought ...

Zumbox Trying To Make Your Mailbox Obsolete

EcoGeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Why on earth do we still have snail mail? For packages? OK. But everything else, really? All the paper, all the transportation, all the man-hours deli...

KINDLE 2: New Amazon Kindle Available February 24 (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Paperless media keeps growing -- the second version of the Amazon Kindle is being shown off today, and will be available to consumers on February 24. ...

Be Wise with Paper

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

The good news is paper recycling in the U.S. is on the rise, and choosing the right paper for your kitchen, bathroom or home office can help save forests and conserve energy, too.

Would It Be More Efficient To Send Free Kindles To Paper Subscribers? | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Not that it's anything we think the New York Times Company should do, but we thought it was worth pointing out that it costs the Times about twice as ...

Toilet Poem Causes 20% Less Toilet Paper Use, Says Study | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Poetry in the loo can cut down on paper use too, says a Japanese group campaigning to save toilet paper as part of the country's battle against global...

5 Kinds Of Treeless Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Do you have any idea how much paper we still waste every year in the US, despite the fact that we're in the midst of this so-called digital revolution...

Drowning In Receipts? Help Might Be On The Way | Alyssa Danigelis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A startup called TransactionTree recently popped up, proposing a service for retailers that allows them to email an electronic copy of a receipt to c...

Recycled Content Toilet Paper Saves Trees, Water And Landfill Space

The Good Human | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This is an easy one that you won't even have to suffer for! If every household in America switched out just ONE roll of regular TP for recycled TP, we...

Hybrid Readers

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

One thing did become clear when I spoke to other people about ebooks though. They are seen as a supplement to the printed word, not a replacement for it.