Right now in my house, we're doing what I suspect many Nation members are doing in this recessionary year: When it comes to back-to-school prep, we're reusing and repurposing what we can. And we're filling in the supply gaps with some judicious green buying that will let our daughter tread lightly on the earth when she walks into her 6th grade classroom.
We've been heartened to discover that it's getting easier to find environmentally-conscious gear. As more and more people become aware of the need for low-impact living, the options are proliferating, and we've gathered a few of our current favorites in this new look at green back to school supplies. Use it to turn the start of your school year into a lesson in sustainability.