Green Register Editor Reflects on Earth Day
Green Register Editor Pat Byington reflects on Earth Day’s 42nd Anniversary in a recent commentary published in the Birmingham News.
Describing “planet saving” as “humbling work,” Byington profiles Honda Manufacturing’s “zero- waste-to-landfill” facility in Lincoln, Alabama, and the explosion in the number of community gardens as examples of planet saving.
Author Wendell Berry, environmental author and philosopher summed it up best:
“The real work of planet-saving will be small, humble, and humbling, and (insofar as it involves love) pleasing and rewarding. Its jobs will be too many to count, too many to report, too many to be publicly noticed or rewarded, too small to make anyone rich or famous.”
To read the entire column visit Al.com.