09 Aug '12, 10am

9 Eco-Savvy School Supplies for Teens and Tots

9 Eco-Savvy School Supplies for Teens and Tots

Nearly 50 million children in this country will be heading to public school this fall. Factor in the masses of private school students and that's a whole lot of school supplies that will be passing through the checkout line. The thought of all that loose leaf paper and No. 2 pencils is staggering! With that in mind, we've picked some super sweet school supplies that are both eco- and kid-friendly to kick off the new school year with an earth-loving bang. And more often than not, the component responsible for their sustainability also offers kid-delighting design novelty -- like the rolled-up pencils and zipper backpacks. Selected for the K-12 set, the nine eco-savvy school supplies here are sure to please, while saving a few less tons of junk from the dump. Click through to the next page for more.

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