Paper is a major component of every book and tends to be the focus of most environmental discussions in the book publishing industry. There are thousands of Books and magazines publishers in the world. The global impact of this is astonishing. For instance, if a publisher sells a million copies of an average 250-page book, it takes 12,000 trees to produce just this one title.
There are many ways to reduce these environmental impacts from choosing recycled paper for production to reading them on line. According to Wikipedia
, an e-book (for electronic book: also eBook) is the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed book. Such documents are either read on personal computers, or on dedicated hardware devices known as e-book readers or e-book devices. They have many advantages compared to paper ones. Just to name a few:
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