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LAST CHANCE: Win a PUBLIC Bike (Worth $574) or a Solar Power Backpack in Inhabitat’s Back to School Contest!

LAST CHANCE: Win a PUBLIC Bike (Worth $574) or a Solar Power Backpack in Inhabitat’s Back to School Contest!

It's that time of year again - school bells are ringing across the States, and students everywhere are getting ready for a brand new year. To encourage you to green your back-to-school routine we're

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LAST CHANCE: Win $100 Worth of Green Back-to-School Supplies!

LAST CHANCE: Win $100 Worth of Green Back-to-School Supplies!

Hey parents! School is in session, and to help prepare your kids for the coming school year we're giving away $200 worth of green school supplies from our friends at The Ultimate Green Store! Two lucky

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WIN a $400 Back-To-School Shopping Spree for Your Kids From PanacheBox!

WIN a $400 Back-To-School Shopping Spree for Your Kids From PanacheBox!

It is time to get the kids ready for another school year, which means trying to find an outfit that they have not outgrown since last season. Inhabitots is giving parents and their aching pocketbooks a

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Enter to Win A Back-To-School Shopping Spree from PanacheBox Worth $400!

Enter to Win A Back-To-School Shopping Spree from PanacheBox Worth $400!

Back-to-school is right around the corner and what better way to gear up for the school year than with an incredible giveaway? Inhabitots has teamed up with PanacheBox to give one lucky reader a $400

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EcoSmart World’s Refillable Markers Won’t Make Your Kid Funny in the Head on Art Days

EcoSmart World’s Refillable Markers Won’t Make Your Kid Funny in the Head on Art Days

Remember when you were a kid and the worst thing about art day was those terrible Magic Markers. They gave you all those crappy off colors, smelled funny, and scratched terribly against paper when they

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8 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Back to School

8 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Back to School

Little boy with apple image via Shutterstock Apples are great and all, but if you want to make sure your kids maintains good eating habits while at school, you're going to have to send them packing

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How Much Money Americans Spend on Back-To-School Clothes

How Much Money Americans Spend on Back-To-School Clothes

Photo via Shuttersock The back-to-school season has become extremely commercialized -- that much is a fact. American parents spend an average of $246.10 on clothes and $129.20 for their kids each

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A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year.

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Skip Hop Backpack Filled With Green School Supplies (Worth $135!)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Skip Hop Backpack Filled With Green School Supplies (Worth $135!)

The new school year is fast approaching, and if you're looking for the perfect collection of green school supplies for one lucky kid, we've got the contest for you. Inhabitots has teamed up with a host of

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8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

Check out these 8 eco-friendly organizational tips sure to make your family’s return to fall as seamless as possible.

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Adult and Eco-Friendly Versions of the Oh-So-Comfortable Backpack

Adult and Eco-Friendly Versions of the Oh-So-Comfortable Backpack

Ecouterre presents 14 “adult," eco-friendly versions of the oh-so-practical backpack.

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Top Green Back to School Backpacks for a Sustainable Academic Year

Top Green Back to School Backpacks for a Sustainable Academic Year

Freitag Hazzard Backpack Each year Freitag salvages 390 tons of well-traveled truck tarpaulins and uses them to create an incredible range of products including backpacks, messenger bags, totes and

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6 Essential Supplies for an Eco-Friendly Back-To-School

6 Essential Supplies for an Eco-Friendly Back-To-School

Project Binders These binders are a great alternative to those plastic hardcovered binders. These Project Binders are bare to the bone; made from 97% FSC certified post consumer waste, like recycled

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New Hope School is a Boat-Shaped Thatched Roof Building on an Ecuador Beach

New Hope School is a Boat-Shaped Thatched Roof Building on an Ecuador Beach

Active-schools facilitate the development of healthy children by fostering social and physical environments that support free and imaginative learning. From the conceptualization of the space to the

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Back To School Picks: Green Furnishings For Your Dorm or Apartment

Back To School Picks: Green Furnishings For Your Dorm or Apartment

Check out our favorite furnishings picks for your dorm or apartment. Sustainable Wood & Organic Cotton Futton & Frame Paperpedic Cardboard Bed Organic Cotton Linens Organic Cotton

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14 Green Back to School Styles for the Preppy at Heart

14 Green Back to School Styles for the Preppy at Heart

Whether you're actually headed back to campus or you're just a natural born prepster who is now past your academic years (don't worry, we won't tell), you're going to want to check out our colorful lineup

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Top 6 Solar Powered Bags to Take You Back to School in Style

Top 6 Solar Powered Bags to Take You Back to School in Style

Our top 6 picks for solar powered backpacks to take your back to school in style: Eclipse Solar Backpack - $179.95 at Ethical Ocean Sakku Buddy $497 at Sakku Voltaic Converter Solar Bag - $199 from The

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7 Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Looks for Dapper Dudes

7 Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Looks for Dapper Dudes

Just because you haven't been back to school since hackysacks were in doesn't mean you can't still don some dapper fall fashions. From crisp oxfords to preptastic chinos, here are 7 green garments that

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Win a Back to School $190 Vegan Laptop Tote From Crystalyn Kae

Win a Back to School $190 Vegan Laptop Tote From Crystalyn Kae

Looking for a stylish, roomy laptop bag for the back-to-school season but don't want to break the bank? Well, Crystalyn Kae has teamed up with Ecouterre to give away their sophisticated Troubadour tote to

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7 Green Ways to Get Your Kids Organized for Back to School

7 Green Ways to Get Your Kids Organized for Back to School

Going back to school is an exciting time, particularly for kids as they gear up for the new year. But getting back into the academic grind also requires a little bit of organization, especially with

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Win an Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Kit Worth $90!

Win an Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Kit Worth $90!

The back to school season is exciting but it's also expensive - books and pencils might be made of paper and wood but they don't just grow on trees, ya know? So why not alleviate your financial burden a

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Top 6 Eco-Friendly Bookbags to Carry Back to Class

Top 6 Eco-Friendly Bookbags to Carry Back to Class

Pendleton Indian Blanket Gunpowder Bag - $264 from Fleabags Feed Haiti Bag or Feed Japan Bag - $35 from FEED Projects Ecoalf Quilted Backpack - 120 € at Ecoalf Voltaic Spark iPad and Tablet

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Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Inspired by the classic solid wood slide top pencil case, designer and craftsman Santiago Morahan re-designed this 'old school' classic out of cardboard. Founder of Disenio Cartonero, a brand that makes

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LAST CHANCE to Win a Solar Schoolbag Bundle Worth Over $500!

LAST CHANCE to Win a Solar Schoolbag Bundle Worth Over $500!

Last chance to win an awesome solar back-to-school bundle! Heads up students - school starts this month, and we've got just the thing to brighten up those dreary fall days - a stunning solar-powered

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LAST CHANCE: Win a $500 Back-to-School Solar Bag Bundle!

LAST CHANCE: Win a $500 Back-to-School Solar Bag Bundle!

Last chance to win a solar back-to-school bundle worth $500! Heading back to school can be a total drag -- so to help you get geared up for your scholarly pursuits, we're giving away an awesome

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Win a Sweet $500 Back-to-School Solar Bag Bundle!

Win a Sweet $500 Back-to-School Solar Bag Bundle!

Win an awesome solar back-to-school bundle worth over $500! If you spend hours in class, chances are your gadgets are running low on battery power by the end of the day. Well, if you want to keep your

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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Win this Green Prize Package Worth Over $500!

BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Win this Green Prize Package Worth Over $500!

GO BACK TO SCHOOL WITH AN AMAZING NEW SOLAR BAG! If you just started school this past week, but found yourself utterly unprepared, don’t fret over that old, empty frayed backpack because we've got a

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Win a Back to School Solar Bag Bundle Worth Over $500!

Win a Back to School Solar Bag Bundle Worth Over $500!

GO BACK TO SCHOOL WITH AN AMAZING NEW SOLAR BAG! If you want to put your best (and greenest) foot forward as you start the new school year, we've got something that will help - a lot. We're giving away

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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Win a Solar Powered Package (worth $500)!

BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Win a Solar Powered Package (worth $500)!

WIN A BACK TO SCHOOL SOLAR BAG BUNDLE WORTH OVER $500! Headed back to school and need some help getting inspired? Inhabitat is here to help! We've got an awesome eco back-to-school package that we'll

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LAST CHANCE to Score a $150 Worth of Green School Supplies!

LAST CHANCE to Score a $150 Worth of Green School Supplies!

Last chance to win our $150 back-to-school giveaway! If you’re a struggling student strapped for cash, going back to school after a relaxing summer is hardly something to look forward to. So to help

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