Kermit: No excuse not to be green now
Not only are the vast majority of the books we've published at Lantern (we're signatories to the Green Press Initiative
) printed on 100 percent recycled paper (often New Leaf
), but we're committed to trying to help out the green-ers of the world in print.
Just in time for Earth Day, Planetwalker
from John Francis arrives in our warehouse. It's the extraordinary story of how one man responded to an oil spill by taking a vow of silence and refusing any oil-based transportation system for seventeen years, while he walked across the States in mute protest.
By way of more inspiration, check out David Kidd's Growing America
, Wangari Maathai's The Green Belt Movement
, The Green Bible
by Stephen Scharper and Hilary Cunningham, and Consciousness in Action
by Andrew Beath. If that ain't enough, you might want to explore becoming an effective activist with Josephine Bellaccomo's Move the Message
and find out from Pam Rice's 101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian
why going vegetarian is about the greenest thing you can do. Kermit was wrong: It's easy being green . . . and you don't have to eat flies, either!