Embrace Sustainability: 7 Must-Have Back-to-School Products

Embrace Sustainability: 7 Must-Have Back-to-School Products

Prepare for a green back-to-school season with these 6 sustainable products from EarthHero. Discover eco-friendly school supplies, reusable essentials, and planet-friendly tech to make your academic journey greener and more rewarding.

Ah, the excitement of going back to school! But let's take a moment to think about the waste that school supplies can create. It's like a sneaky little problem that often goes unnoticed, but fear not; we've got the power to change the game!

The shiny new pens, pencils, backpacks, and notebooks, as delightful as they are, can sometimes lead to a mountain of discarded paper and plastic. But don't let that get you down! By choosing sustainable alternatives, we can flip the script on this waste dilemma. Embracing eco-friendly products not only reduces waste but also sets a great example for our peers and teachers. Together, we can turn our school supplies into tools of positive change and rock this school year in the most planet-friendly way possible!

We're sharing the top 7 eco-friendly products that will help reduce waste and set you and your family up for a successful school year. From plastic-free lunch containers to organic cotton backpacks, let's explore these game-changers that will make a positive impact on both your studies and the environment.


1. Reusable Bamboo Utensil Set: Savor Your Meals, Not Waste

Swap single-use plastic cutlery with a reusable bamboo utensil set from EarthHero. Made from natural and renewable bamboo, this eco-friendly set includes a fork, knife, spoon, and a travel-friendly case. Enjoy your meals with a clear conscience, knowing you're reducing plastic waste and supporting sustainable alternatives.

Image of bamboo cutlery set

2. Organic Cotton Backpacks: Carry Your Books with Purpose

Invest in a backpack that aligns with your eco-conscious values. EarthHero vets all of our brands to ensure they create truly sustainable products and business practices, and Terra Thread passed our tests with flying colors. They offer a selection of backpacks made from 100% GOTS Certified heavy-weight organic cotton. These stylish and durable backpacks are designed to carry your books and essentials with ease while being gentle on the planet.

Everyday Organic Cotton Backpack

3. Recycled Paper Notebooks: Jot Down Thoughts, Sustainably

Take notes and sketch your ideas in a notebook made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper, giving new life to discarded materials. Let your creativity flow while being kind to the planet with notebooks from Decomposition.

Ruled Spiral Decomposition Notebook

4. Reusable Stainless Steel Water Bottle: Stay Hydrated, Plastic-Free

Stay hydrated throughout the day with a stainless steel water bottle from Hydro Flask. Ditch single-use plastic bottles and embrace a reusable option that keeps your drinks cold or hot for hours. With a wide variety of sizes and colors, you'll find the perfect eco-friendly water bottle to suit your style.

image of wide mouth 32 oz hydro flask water bottle in green

5. Portable Phone Charger: Made from recycled plastic

This portable charger is more than just a power source; it's a sustainable solution that aligns with eco-conscious values. The charger boasts a compact and lightweight design, making it easy to slip into your backpack, ensuring you never run out of battery during the school day.

Champ Lite 5K Portable Charger

6. Organic Cotton Zipper Lunch Bag - Lunchtime in sustainable style

This lunch bag from Fluf is a must-have back-to-school product for eco-conscious students and parents alike. This lunch bag offers a winning combination of style, functionality, and sustainability. Crafted from 100% certified organic cotton, it's a plastic-free alternative that helps reduce single-use waste from paper bags.

Organic Cotton Zipper Lunch Bag


7.  Stainless Steel Lunch Boxes: Say Goodbye To Plastic

Fuel lunchtime sustainably by ditching plastic and waste with plastic-free ECOlunchboxes from EarthHero. Whether you’re looking for a classic tiffin-style lunch box made from 100% stainless steel, like the Tri Bento Tiffin, or a food container that’s leakproof with silicone lids, like the Blue Water Bento Splash Box, ECOlunchboxes come in many sizes and shapes. Just as importantly, these products are made with a love of people and the planet and align with EarthHero’s values. EcoLunchbox is a mission-based company that was founded in 2009 by an eco-mom from California with the goal of combating plastic pollution. ECOlunchbox is a certified B Corporation, California Green Business and carbon-neutral company dedicated to educating, inspiring, and empowering people to say goodbye to plastic.

Image of a stainless steel lunch container


With these 7 sustainable products from EarthHero, you can start the new school year with a green edge and contribute to a cleaner planet. Each choice you make in favor of eco-friendly options sends a powerful message about the importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Let's embrace this back-to-school season as an opportunity to lead by example and create a brighter future for ourselves and generations to come.

For more eco-friendly products and inspiration for sustainable living, explore the extensive collection at EarthHero. Together, we can make a significant difference in the world while enjoying a sustainable and rewarding back-to-school experience

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