Smart green back-to-school gear

19 of our favourite eco-friendly supplies

Pack your green ethic—pun intended—with these great backpacks. Charge electronics on the go with a solar backpack by Voltaic. Kids (ages 2 to 5) can spread the message of sustainability with Green Cricket’s recycling symbol bag, itself made from recycled plastic water bottles and trimmed with biodegradable canvas. We’re impressed—each backpack diverts four 16-ounce bottles from landfill.

1. OffGrid Solar Backpack, US$229
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2. Eco Backpack for Kids, $60
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