How Green Is My Library?, 1st Edition

  • Ned A. Himmel
  • Sam McBane Mulfurd
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  • ISBN-10: 1591587816
  • ISBN-13: 9781591587811
  • DDC: 022.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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While there is a broad spectrum of ecological sophistication within libraries nationwide and some regions are at the forefront of sustainable of sustainable design and operations, others are just beginning or have yet to integrate materials recycling into their daily practice. A few jurisdictions are mandating LEED certified buildings and carbon-neutral practices, while others do not yet have these concepts on their radars.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is “Green?”.
2: Why Be “Green?”.
3: How Green Are We?.
4: How Green Do We Want to Be?: Opportunities/Challenges/Green Goal Setting.
5: Greening My Library.
6: How Do We Get There?: Model Process for Library Greening Projects/Resources for Further Learning.
About the Authors.