Aug 8, 2012

Eco-Friendly School Supplies

By Belinda Romano

The back to school season sometimes sends parents into a frenzy for the best school supplies for their kids. After all, who doesn't want their child to have a successful school year with the best of the best? Sending your kids back to school prepared with the right tools will definitely help with that. And even though it is important to be wise with our back to school budgets and teach our children the importance of a dollar's value, it's equally important for us to teach them the importance of thinking "green". This year, send your kids back to school with eco-friendly supplies that will not only help them do well in school, but will also help conserve the environment. Check out these eight super cool, environmentally-conscious school products to help you get started!

100% Recycled Notebook


Because students go through more than one notebook during the school year, it's important to make the greener choice when shopping for school paper.

Greenroom Recycled Binder


Binders don't have to be plain and boring! These binders not only make school fun, but they're also earth-conscious.

Clementine Art Natural Crayons


Say goodbye to traditional crayons and hello to all-natural, environmentally friendly ones! These soy crayons are a great alternative to paraffin wax crayons and are non-toxic.

Timbuk2 Eco-Friendly Laptop Backpack


Wouldn't it make sense for the backpack carrying all of your eco-friendly school supplies to be eco-friendly as well? This laptop backpack is made from 100% recycled PET yarn and fits up to a 15" laptop.

Recycled Denim Pencils


There's more to recycling than paper and plastic! Just check out these super cool pencils made from recycled denim.

Recycled Rubber Erasers


Everyone is bound to make a mistake, or two. These bright and fun erasers are made from 50% pre- and 50% post-consumer rubber waste -- make no mistake about that!

Staple-Free Stapler


Never run out of staples again! This compact and portable cube won't only keep your papers together, but also eliminate the need for staples altogether!

Upscycled Wetsuit Laptop Sleeve


Don't just recycle -- UPcycle! This awesome laptop sleeve is made from upcycled excess wetsuit material and comes padded to keep your laptop safe and sound.

  • Eco-Friendly School Supplies
  • 100% Recycled Notebook
  • Greenroom Recycled Binder
  • Clementine Art Natural Crayons
  • Timbuk2 Eco-Friendly Laptop Backpack
  • Recycled Denim Pencils
  • Recycled Rubber Erasers
  • Staple-Free Stapler
  • Upscycled Wetsuit Laptop Sleeve
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Eco-Friendly School Supplies
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