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Top Eco-Friendly Back to School Supplies

August 4, 2014

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Back to school is almost here, but this year make a difference by choosing eco-friendly supplies for your kids. Below is a list of my top choices for going green this school year!

Beatrix New York Big Kid Backpack

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These fun backpacks are available in a large variety of cute and colorful designs for boys and girls. The exterior has a large front pocket and two side pockets for optimal organization. This PVC, lead, and phthalate free backpack also features padded back panels and shoulder straps. (Size: 14 x 15 x 5.5 inches)

Onyx + Green Sustainable School Supplies


This sustainable minded brand offers everything your child needs for the school year including Bamboo Notecards, Recycled Rubber Erasers, 10 pack of Recycled Plastic Pens, 10 pack of Recycled Newspaper Pencils with Erasers, Recycled Plastic Permanent Black Markers, Recycled Bottle Index Strips, and more!

Aurora GB Marble Binder

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Aurora-GB Marble Binders feature The Marble Binder is a 1.5 inch round ring binder measuring 11.69 X 10.69 X 2.5 inches. All of your standard letter-sized documents, manuals and notes will be organized and secure. The designer high gloss marble cover is both stylish and professional. The surface is scratch resistant and durable. Product is 100% recyclable and made with at least 70% post consumer waste recycled materials.

Wescott KleenEarth Ruler and Scissors

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Wescott’s KleenEarth Ruler is made with 70% recycled material and features a double bevel with pencil groove. It also has holes for use in a  (3) ring binder. KleenEarth Scissors are also made with 70% recycled plastic and have sharp stainless steel blades. They come with a 10 year limited warranty.

Mead Recycled Notebooks


Your favorite Mead notebooks are now eco-friendly! These notebooks are college ruled with 120 white sheets, perforated. Notebook dimensions are 9.5 x 0.6 x 7.2 inches with page size: 9.5 x 6. Made with 30% post-consumer waste and 100% recyclable. Available in Ginger,Terra Cota, Maize, Indigo, Moss and Stone colors.

Natural Beeswax Crayons (Set of 24)

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This set of 24 non-toxic crayons are triangular shaped and made from natural beeswax. They come in a reusable cardboard box with plastic tray.

Fluf Organic Cotton Lunch Bag

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These super cute lunch bags are made from 100% certified organic cotton with tested, food-safe lining (phthalate, BPA and lead free). They are available in a variety of prints created with low-impact, AZO-free dyes. Bags are already preshrunk and are machine washable with a wipeable, water-resistant lining. They have a snap closure (easy for small hands) and are durable and roomy (ample space for kids and grown ups alike).

Fluf Good Eats Snack Pack Bags


These cute snack bags are available in a variety of prints and are perfect for packed lunches! Made with 100% certified organic cotton with a food safe lining (phthalate, bpa and lead free), they feature a velcro closure that’s easy for small hands! Preshrunk, machine washable with a wipeable, water-resistant lining that is durable and roomy. Original illustrations printed with water-based pigments.

Eco Vessel Stainless Steel Scout Water Bottle

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The Eco Vessel Scout Bottle is perfectly sized for lunch-boxes at 2.75″ x 2.75″ x 6″ and holds 13 ounces. It is BPA-free and made of durable stainless-steel. It also features a flip-straw top and handy carrying loop and is made from 100% recyclable materials.

The Honest Company Hand Sanitizer

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The Honest Company’s 2 oz Hand Sanitizer Gel is just the right size for throwing in your child’s lunchbox or book bag. It’s plant-based, no-rinse formula and long-lasting antimicrobial power makes it perfect for keeping your kids healthy this school year!

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