“IFLA’s Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB) is pleased to announce the winner of the IFLA Green Library Award 2016.The IFLA Green Library Award was established 2016 by ENSULIB (SIG) and generously sponsored by De Gruyter publishing. The award is 500 Euros for the first place winner.” (via IFLA)
Stem Legal – “The only way the premise works of course, is for Law Librarians to be using RSS for new product awareness. So the question becomes: Are we there yet?”
oing Green @your library – “The San Francisco Public Library will soon be handing out compostable corn EcoCards (they still offer plastic as an option). Its not that landfills are not overflowing with plastic library cards, but models environmentally responsibility.”
Library Journal – “Like every institution that uses energy, consumes resources, and engages in construction or renovation, libraries have an impact on the environment and on the critical problem of climate change.”
Paper Cuts Blog – â€œThe Green Bible,â€ printed on eco-friendly recycled paper, with cotton/linen cover and soy-based ink, makes the Word of God not only accessible (itâ€™s the New Revised Standard Version, not the sonorous King James) but exceptionally biodegradable.”
Eco-Libris: We are very proud in our collaboration with Strand Book Store, New York’s independent landmark book store
Reuters – “Since co-founding Reverb in 2004, Gardner, who runs the nonprofit with his wife, environmentalist Lauren Sullivan, has helped turn more than 50 concert tours green, reduce 30,000 tons of carbon dioxide, distribute approximately 250,000 gallons of biodiesel and spread the Earth-conscious message to 4.5 million music fans. And his efforts won’t stop there.”
Gardner is Adam Gardner of Guster, an incredible band who are leading Going Green initiatives for concerts, etc. We’re GG in the Cohen household these days, and the kids are learning along the way. Good stuff.