How Green was My Pep Rally: 7 Awesome Eco-Friendly School Supplies and Art Materials

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Recycled Backpack
Terra Cycle's large backpacks made from upcycled drink pouches, chip bags, and snack bar wrappers are earth-friendly, and big enough to hold a student's stuff. ... more 
Photo by: DwellSmart
Recycled Backpack
Terra Cycle's large backpacks made from upcycled drink pouches, chip bags, and snack bar wrappers are earth-friendly, and big enough to hold a student's stuff.
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Mon, Aug 5, 2013 12:15 PM EDT
Though it's still pushing 90 degrees around the country, it's back-to-school shopping time again. While the appeal of shiny new pencil boxes and a unicorn-covered Trapper Keeper is undeniable, all that new stuff often ends up in the landfill come June. So, here are seven ways to keep the school year a little more eco-friendly, with a variety of eco-friendly school supplies, recycled and upcycled products, and green art materials. The list includes everything from crayons to backpacks to make sure your student is all set for the school year to come. -By Oz Spies



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