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Save Trees, Read Books

What’s the best way to get your novel fix without destroying a forest? And how many trees does it take to make a Harry Potter book anyways? While it’s certainly less than a copy of War and Peace, it’s still too many. The world’s forests are being destroyed at an alarming rate and standing in line for the latest hardback isn’t going to help the problem. Books, in many cases, could be considered disposable objects. They grace our nightstands for a few days or even hours; most are read once or twice in their lifetime spending most of their existence dwelling on shelves as dust collectors. A live tree, by comparison, cleans the air and soil, provides oxygen, offers shade, and helps fight erosion.

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