Back to School Essentials for Eco-tots

colored pencils

A guide for back to school supplies that minimizes even the tiniest carbon footprints

 

BACKPACK

Zoo Packs little kid backpacks
BPA-free
Phthalate-free
Price: $20.00
Where to buy: www.skiphop.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

ERASER
   

Dino Egg Eraser
non-toxic: no lead, paint, phthalates, PVC or latex
Recyclable
Price $1.00
Where to buy: www.stubbypencilstudio.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PENCIL


Stubby Pencil Studio Cedar Pencils
Made from recycled cedar wood scraps
Price: $4.95 for pack of 10
Where to buy : www.stubbypencilstudio.com
 

 

 

 

 

 

COLORED PENCILS


Eco-Tree Colored Pencils
Crafted from real tree branches
Come from sustainable Tamarind Trees
Trees are farmed for their fruit and when trimmed the twigs are used to make Eco-Tree Colored Pencils
Price: $8.95 for a set of 10
Where to buy: www.organicfundough.com

 

 

 

CRAYONS


Prang Crayons
Made from a unique soybean oil formulation and100% renewable resources
Do not include paraffin wax
Brighter and smoother than ordinary wax crayons
AP certified non-toxic
Price: $1.15 for box
Where to buy: www.prang.com


 

 

 

 

PENS


Smens 2.0
100% recycled newspapers and recycled plastic
Packaged in corn-based biodegradable plastic.
Price: $12.00 for pack of five
Where to buy: www.smencils.com


 

 

 

 

PENCIL CASE


Chevron Stripe Rain Drops Pencil Case
Organic cotton printed
Cotton lining
Recycled cotton canvas
Original Pocket Carnival design vintage
Price: $26.00 AU
Where to buy: www.pocketcarnival.com.au


 

 

 

NOTEBOOK


Ecojot Kraft& Scissor Sketchbook
Made with vegetable based inks and glues
Acid free
Processed chlorine free paper and board
With each sale of a journal and eco sketchbook, Ecojot donates a school workbook or pencil to a child in need.
Price: $13.00
Where to buy: www.ecojot.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

BINDER


1″ Greenroom Recycled Binder
Made from 100% recycled fiber
Price: $6.14
Where to buy: www.target.com

 

 

 

 

 

WATERBOTTLE


EarthLust 13oz Bottle
Made from food grade stainless steel
BPA-free
Safe polypropylene #5 caps
Decorated with non-toxic paints
Price: $16
Where to buy: www.earthlust.com


 

 

 

 

SANDWICH  BAG


Graze Organics
Made in the USA
100% certified organic cotton
Hand silk-screened using water-based inks
Washable
Set contains:
1 large bag: 7 X 7-6/8 inches
4 small bags: 5-3/8 X 7-7/8 inches
Price: $38
Where to buy: www.grazeorganic.com



Lunchbox

Stainless Steel Three-in-One Bento Lunch Boxfrom EcoLunchbox
BPA- free
Lead-free
Lab tested
Price : $23.95
Where to buy: www.ecolunchboxes.com