Even the Dictionary is Going Green
- eco-village (also known as the place Reverb does some of its best work)
- carbon footprint (calculate yours here)
- food miles (as in, the fewer food miles between your dinner’s origin and your kitchen, the better)
The fact that environmental terms like these are working their way into mainstream culture and language is a positive sign; awareness begets action … and action creates impact.
If the Chambers dictionary editors are open to suggestions for the 12th edition, we’ve got one: it’s a 12-letter word that starts with “E” and means, “keepers of the earth” …