Plastic-Free Back to School Guide

  1. Invest in Reusable Foodware For Plastic-Free, Zero-Waste Snacks and Lunches
  2. Buy In Bulk, Bring Your Own Containers and Shop Local
  3. Check Your Office, Shelves, Desk, and Closet for School Supplies Before You Buy
  4. Get New (To You) Clothes By Buying Secondhand
  5. Use This As An Opportunity To Educate Your Child

For detail information on each of the Tips follow the link to Beyond Plastics

Use Less-Toxic Products

We put ourselves, our families, and our pets at risk when we use herbicides, pesticides, highly corrosive products like drain cleaners, and toxins like ammonia and bleach. Sewage treatment plants don’t eliminate these chemicals, and many find their way into our air, water and ecosystems.

Fortunately, there are safer alternatives that work just as well. By choosing a non-toxic option or the least toxic product, you can protect yourself and the environment. Click on the following link for more information, DEC

Submitted by Candice Merrill