St. John’s Primary School in Rotherhithe, London SE16 – Class 3 Pupils’ Environmental Week Program at Stave Hill Eco Hut @ 29 April 2008 – Group Photo, originally uploaded by Kam Hong Leung
With active recycling and energy saving programs in place at many schools across the country, it’s clear that environmental awareness seems to have finally made its way onto the national curriculum. But as always, parents are the prime motivators when it comes to lasting behaviors – so prove that you’re serious about protecting the environment by purchasing green school supplies! Here are few ideas:
For recycled notebooks and pencils made from old newspapers, check out progressivekid.com and greenlinepaper.com. To carry everything around, you can buy newly made organic cotton backpacks, but we prefer those made from recycled materials at amazon.com or lifesotherside.com.