The roughly 168 kg of CO2 produced throughout the Kindle's lifecycle is a clear winner against the potential savings: 1,074 kg of CO2 if replacing three books a month for four years; and up to 26,098 kg of CO2 when used to the fullest capacity of the Kindle DX. Less-frequent readers attracted by decreasing prices still can break even at 22.5 books over the life of the device.The CNET article notes that some universities are experimenting with using the Kindle for textbooks, in part due to the improved environmental impact. Will it make a difference for your operation?
Buy the Kindle 6-inch version or the larger (9.7-inch) Kindle DX.
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