Technology Treading Lightly

Reducing Technology's Impact and Using Technology to Help the Environment

September, 2009

  • E-Readers – better for the environment than paper books?

    A co-worker recently sent a message to our team asking whether an Amazon.com Kindle would be better for the environment than books.  Of course, with anything related to technology (and me), the answer is, it depends. My short answer was that if you...
  • Disposing of Dead Batteries? Not so fast...

    [It’s been a long while since my last post – it’s good to be back!] I replaced some alkaline batteries in my son's "activity seat" the other day. As am I allergic to waste, I habitually test the batteries I replace to see if they really are dead. As...