I believe that every day should be Earth Day, that we shouldn't just think about ways we can reduce, reuse, and recycle only on April 22nd each year.
Though I don't think I'll be making a desk out of my books that I don't plan to reread, I love that the Dandelion Communitea Cafe in Orlando had a Little Free Library right at the corner near the steps going up to their entrance! A great way to reduce the amount of books piling up on your bookshelves. Their motto-- "take a book, return a book." Little Free Libraries are located all over the world; I just checked, there are quite a few in the Netherlands, my new temporary home! I gave away a lot of my books before I moved here. I do not believe in throwing away books; I feel there is always someone somewhere who would like to read a book I no longer want!
I first experienced how truly huge a windmill is in 2010 in New York (left). I couldn't believe how tall they were! Windmills are all over Europe, near highways and near farms.
The ones above were in Heppdiel, the small town in Germany I visited last week. But, I don't need to venture far from my new home to see windmills. You can see their faint outlines in the distance in the center of the photo below, taken from my balcony.