Gallery: 13 Eco-Friendly Back-To-School Supplies for a Sustainable Scho...

 
We know you're holding on tight to the last days of summer, but like it or not, the time to head back to school is just on the horizon. Gear up for a new academic year in a green way with some eco-friendly school supplies sure to keep you prepared for even the most daunting assignments. To help you on your way to a higher education, we’ve rounded up all the goods you need to start the school year right -- and as an added bonus we're giving away a whole slew of these green goodies in our back to school contest! Be sure to enter the contest (worth $1,155!), and jump ahead for your best bets in sustainable school supplies!

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  1. grumbuncharolo August 13, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    a green education should leave us not just closer to earth: it should open the gates of wildness again so that it runs, migrates, dwells in our cities again (and in our city brains). we are living in dangerously unsustainable ways, and the roots of that unsustainability lie in a number of lies that lie in our brains: the commodification of nature, consumeritis, and the idea that we are somehow the only Earth Citizens with rights. This semester I will try and find out who my fellow earth citizens are and what they need, and see if there is someway for the human hive to “pollinate” its environment instead of poison it. A design problem for sure, a thought problem for double sure, and an issue moreover of where to park the center of gravity of one’s body and being…

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