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Are you a publisher? author? bookstore owner? librarian? distributor? a member of a book club? got a website about books?

It takes two to tango and only a few more to make a real change out there. Let's start coordinating and communicating to make a bigger, faster and longer-lasting impact. Together we can balance out the environmental impacts of the book publishing industry today.

So come on and let's work together.

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Latest partnerships include:


Indigo Books & Music

Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:IDG). As the largest book retailer in the country, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music;  Indigo Books, Gifts, Life; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online division, , features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online Community.

The Eco-Libris 2010 Green Books Campaign was supported by Indigo Books & Music, the largest book retailer in Canada, as part of its efforts to draw attention to the need for more environmental paper in book publishing. This is a core goal of Indigo's environmental program, reinforced by Indigo's industry leading environmental paper policy.

More information on the collaboration can be found here:


Eli Publishing

Founded in 1977 , Eli is a market leading scholastic publisher based in Italy. Eli has over 120 distributors in Italy and more than 80 in other countries. Eli is a green publisher that is committed to reducing its impact on the environment, including printing all of their new books on FSC-certified paper.

In collaboration with Eco-Libris, Eli is embarking on a reforestation program, entitled 'Plant a Book' (Pianta un Libro in Italian), with the aim to plant tens of thousands of trees in 2010 and 2011.

Already, Eli planted 5000 trees with Eco-Libris for another educational series they publish - the the new graded readers series which is also printed on FSC-certified paper.

More information on the collaboration can be found here:

Infinity Publishing

Infinity Publishing

Founded in 1997, Infinity Publishing's industry leading, author-originated book publishing model puts authors in control of the publishing process to carry out their vision for their books. The company's unique print on demand book publishing system was designed to support all authors with a story to tell, who have ever thought about writing a book, or who have been on an endless journey to find an agent or publisher.

Pioneer in author-originated book publishing, Infinity is also leading the way when it comes to going green by becoming the first company in the self-publishing category to make available to its authors a program of this nature!

Through the program, authors that publish with Infinity will be able to plant 100 trees for the title they publish. These authors will also have the option to add a special "100 trees planted for this book" logo to their book's design, as a way to showcase their commitment to environmental sustainability.

More information on the collaboration can be found here:,1345121.html

Flux Flux
Flux is a Norwegian publisher that publishes non-fiction with focus on wholeness and dialogue and the quarterly Flux Magazine with a different basic theme for each issue. Flux seeks to shed light on fundemental questions through dialogue, fruitful interchange between logic and intuition and crossfertilisation of subjects and fields.

In collaboration with Eco-Libris, Flux is planting trees for various publications, including 'Dyp glede - Med Arne Næss inn i dypøkologien' (Deep Joy: Arne Næss on deep ecology), 'Den integrale visjonen' (the Norwegian translation of Ken Wilber’s Integral Vision), 'Rudolf Steiner - Liv og tanker' (a biography of Rudolf Steiner) and 'Å møte hverandre' (a translation of 'Turning to One Another' by Margaret Wheatley).

More information on Flux can be found on their website: http:///

Little Green Books Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, one of the leading children’s book publishers in the world, is comprised of the following imprints: Aladdin, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Libros para niños, Little Simon®, Little Simon Inspirations™, Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Simon Pulse, Simon Scribbles, and Simon Spotlight®. While maintaining an extensive award-winning backlist, the division continues to publish acclaimed and bestselling books for children of all ages.

In a celebration of their new line of eco-friendly children’s books, Little Green Books, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing has partnered with Eco-Libris in an educational contest - I CAN SAVE THE EARTH!, which provides children an opportunity to share their personal green stories and ideas.

More information on the collaboration can be found here:

Raincoast Raincoast Books
Raincoast Books is a leading Canadian book company based in Vancouver, BC. It is best known in green circles as the Canadian publisher of the green editions of the latest Harry Potter books. Raincoast books has several distinct but complimentary divisions: Raincoast Distribution which provides full-service Canadian representation to a wide range of publishers from the US, the UK and Canada, a wholesale division (BookExpress) and Publishers Group Canada.

Raincoast Books celebrated Earth Day on 2008 and 2009 with Eco-Libris in a special campaign, 'Buy a Book, Plant a Tree'. During the campaign, Raincoast offered many of its environemtal titles in Canadian booksores, and for each of these books Eco-Libris planted a tree. In total, the campaign have helped plant over 4,500 trees.

More information on the collaboration can be found here:

Strand Bookstore Eco-Libris in bookstores!
In these bookstores you can buy a book and balance it out right there on spot. You will receive a sticker of Eco-Libris that you can proudly display on the new book, and of course a new tree will be planted to balance out the paper used for printing your new book.

Participating bookstores include bookstores such as:

  • Strand Book Store, New York, NY
  • Eye of Horus, Minneapolis, MN
  • Subterranean Books, St. Louis, MO

and many more...

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