An individual would have to read a minimum of 40 volumes in order to get environmental benefits from


An individual would have to read a minimum of 40 volumes in order to get environmental benefits from E-readers.

Quote: "Clearly, there are just too many books. E-readers were supposed to solve this problem, but they are hard to bond with and aren't necessarily better for the environment. I'd have to read a minimum of 40 volumes on one for it to be the greener choice, according to a life cycle assessment by Daniel Goleman and Gregory Norris in the New York Times" (page 14).

Wendy Becktold, "Book Shelf: Too many books? Just shelve them," Sierra Magazine, 98, no. 5 (2013), 14.

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