"The use of paper, perhaps more than any other single product, reflects the throwaway mentality that evolved during the last century. There is an enormous possibility for reducing paper use simply by replacing facial tissues, paper napkins, disposable diapers, and paper shopping bags with reusable cloth alternatives." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Article on the the Guardian.co.uk website titled, "America's love affair with cars stalls as car sales slump to record low," by Suzanne Goldenberg. Posted January 6, 2010.