Summer break is nearly over and your kids are going back to school soon. That means it’s time to start shopping for school supplies and getting ready for classes again.
New stationery, new clothes and a new backpack — what an exciting time for parents and most children! Going out for a shopping spree, the delights of arranging and reorganizing pens, pencils, rulers, notebooks, and so on: It all brings back pleasant memories of one’s childhood.
However, for parents and adults who want to keep it sustainable and functional, it can be a little worrisome as we’re all aware that the school supply aisle is brimming with plastics, lead, glue, and art items containing hazardous substances.
So, instead of the standard go-to’s , try to get them eco-friendly supplies that are good for both the earth and the kids this year.
These are our favorite sustainable must-haves to complete your school bucket list:
The Volverup eco-friendly bag is a perfect option to complete your school days because it is created in Italy from recycled or compostable materials at every stage of the process and employs a highly skilled workforce, adding value to the region.
With the aim of placing environmental and social sustainability at the centre of the manufacturing process, this is a small, lightweight, waterproof backpack that may also be carried by hand. Also, another plus, the adjustable seat belt straps are large, sturdy, and pleasant, even when the backpack is heavy.
Suntribe All Natural Mineral Kids Vanilla Sunscreen
With this Suntribe Mineral Sunscreen for children and babies, you don’t have to worry about the ingredients. Skin-friendly and eco-friendly, this sunscreen is ideal for all of your child’s enjoyable outdoor activities. Contains Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter, and Shea Butter, as well as Vanilla Planifolia Fruit, which adds a delicious vanilla aroma. It is hypoallergenic and specifically developed for the delicate skin. Most importantly, it doesn’t sting if it gets in your kids’ eyes.
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Also, it is water-resistant and incredibly powerful to protect UVA and UVB rays with SPF 30 broad spectrum protection (blocks 97 percent of UVB rays).
As to its eco-friendliness, it contains Zinc Oxide, which is the safest available UV filter for human health, corals and marine life.
Bamboo Cutlery Kit
Thinking about making your kids’ lunchbox more sustainable? You can simply start by using eco-friendly utensils like this Bamboo Cutlery Kit, which comes packaged in a natural cotton bag that may be used to transport the cutlery instead of plastic containers.
The set includes: a spoon, fork, knife, tiny chopsticks, straw, and cleaner, all organised and attached to the case with clips made of the same material that is great for the lunchbox and environment.
Arcticus Reusable Water Bottle
It is never too early to educate your child about the value of environmental care. By encouraging your kids to use this Arctic Reusable water bottle, which combines sustainability, urban fashion, and an innovative lifestyle. This bottle matches your school days and travels without compromising appearance or performance. You and your child can help keep plastic out of our waterways.
The first reusable bottle that supports the Arctic with 25% of sales contributed to conservation programmes, this is a win-win for everyone.
NOP Organic Pencil Pouch
This adorable NOP pouch may be used as either a pencil case or wallet for your kids. It features a zippered closure at the top and is constructed of recycled organic cotton and recycled polyester that are both 80% recycled. So, eco-friendly and adorable, it’s irresistible, what do you say?
Sienna & Friends Healthy Snacks for kids
School would be boring without snacks. Sienna&friends healthy snacks ensure that your children eat a nutritious meal that is also enjoyable and, most importantly, delicious, the kind of snacks kids enjoy.
Plus, it encourages their palate development, so they are better prepared for their first taste of salt and sugar while creating good and long-lasting food habits for your young ones. So, snacks that are overly processed, sweetened and salted no longer need to be an option.
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