Sustainable Stacks: Libraries Go Green
What does it mean for a library to be “green”? Below are a few ideas to get you started. Read how some libraries and organizations are utilizing technology and community to lessen the ecological impact of their services.
What can you do to make your services and facilities ecologically sustainable?
Online learning and training can reduce both cost and environmental impact:
- reduced travel means reduced gasoline consumption
- Online course materials save paper, gas and energy!
In Florida, Sherry Millington talks about green computing practices and its challenges in a small rural library.
TechSoup is sponsoring a Green Tech Initiative.
American Institute of Architects nominate Cesar Chavez Library of Arizona as one of outstanding example of sustainable design in their 2008 Top Ten Green Projects.
Read about Spaces Going Green by Tish Murphy.
Contribute to a green librarianship wiki from Radical Reference.
Organize a bike to work team or community.
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