Back To School Green Guide

It’s that time to stock up on school supplies once again! Just because your child’s teacher gives you a recommended supply list doesn’t mean you can’t “go green” in what you purchase. Take the time to explore your options for planet-friendly school supplies that provide a non-toxic experience for your child. Here are our picks for some of the best green school supplies out there.

Benefits of Buying “Green” School Supplies
for Your Children

  • Help lessen adverse environmental impact.
  • They last longer than those made from cheap materials that are a detriment to the environment.
  • Decrease your child’s contact with toxic materials.
  • Provides an opportunity to educate your child about the environment

Backpacks

  • 1. Lassig Mini Backpack
    The Lassig company prides itself on sustainable manufacturing using non-toxic and environmentally friendly materials, many of which are recycled and organic. This backpack is free of PVC, azo dyes, phthalates, nickel and cadmium.
  • 2. EcoGear EcoZoo Kids Backpack
    This cotton backpack comes in a variety of fun animal shapes. Made using non-toxic dyes and recycled plastic components.
  • 3. Beatrix New York Backpack
    Isn’t it adorable? These backpacks come in 10 different designs ranging from a robot to a lady bug to an owl. Not to mention, they are PVC free, lead free, phthalate free & BPA free.
  • 4. EcoGear Glacier Backpack
    This attractive and sustainable backpack is made from recycled water bottles!

Lunch Supplies

Paper Products

School Tools

For more eco-friendly products for your kids, check out BABY’S 1ST ART SUPPLIES: SAFE OPTIONS FOR YOUR LITTLE ARTIST

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Ariel

Ariel is a recently turned stay-at-home momma of three little ones to her high school sweetheart. When she isn’t busy playing with her young kiddos (or running around frantically), you can find her writing on her personal blog, Dreams To Do. Ariel is a lover of inspirational words, photography, coffee, reality TV, and of course, her family. You can connect with Ariel on Twitter and Facebook.

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