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Pack to School

Returning to class doesn't require a consumerist shopping spree. But for those few things you do actually need to buy new, choose stuff that's vigilantly green. Here are a few ideas.

By Johnathon Allen

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Lifefactory water bottle
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Water that tastes like plastic or metal? Not so awesome. Bottles from LIFEFACTORY eliminate the funk in your beverage--and your share of the massive waste bottled- water companies produce. These sturdy glass containers, wrapped in a colorful silicone sleeve, are BPA-free, comfortable to hold, and available in a range of sizes with two lid options: a sport-style top or a classic wide mouth.
$20 to $25,


Photo: Lori Eanes



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