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#AmericaRecycles: Our Picks for the Environmentally Conscious Reader

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For the past few decades, we have been celebrating #AmericaRecycles as a way for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to recognize our nation’s progress on recycling, making a better future for generations to come. Go green today and pick up one of these environmentally conscious reads… and don’t forget to recycle when you are done!   Silent Spring, Rachel Carson Silent Spring has come a long way, where it was first published as excerpts in 1962. The book itself changed the way we look at the environment, and actually spurred revolutionary changes in that laws that affect our air, land, and water in America today. And who better to talk about the future of our planet itself than Rachel Carson, who has…

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Upcycle books to show your style

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As humans, we are always looking for ways to express our individuality, to stand out, and to separate ourselves from the next person. Some of us get tattoos or piercings to make a statement about who we are and what represents us, while some of us accessorize our homes or buy trendy or retro clothing to show the world who we are. I’ve got a new way to up your individual style (and it doesn’t involve permanent inking). If books and sustainability are among your top interests, then you’ll enjoy giving some of the upcycled treasures and do-it-yourself projects I’ve found a try—because each one is made from books! If you want to add a literary splash to your living…

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