I just read a great articular about the Going Green movement in Back to School Supplies and also you can find Eco friendly Jeans (JCPennys) & Adidas tennis shoes.
Here’s a great magazine post @ – Readers Digest
C couple of Highlights- You can buy locally and do your part.
JAM Paper® Plastic Eco Folders 6pk
from Target link to buy
Your youngster carries their essentials in LEGO-themed style with this playful backpack boasting secure storage compartments. Recycled PET fabric PVC-, lead- and phthalate-free Imported
Hardcover, Twin-Wire Bound Notebook contains 80 sheets of 22 lb. heavyweight recycled paper that allows writing on both sides with no show-through. Pages are narrow-ruled (1/4″ between lines) with margins. Twin-wire binding ensures notebook always lies flat for easier writing and reading. Each page of environmentally friendly notebook is microperforated for easy removal.
TreeSmart’s Pencils, made from 100% Recycled Newspaper are completely tree free. TreeSmart has developed a process that essentially “turns the paper back into wood” making the pencils just as hard and solid as wood. The barrels of these pencils are tightly rolled from torn strips of “yesterday’s news”! They write smooth and consistent, sharpen easily, and support recycling.