Get ready for the best, greenest school year yet, with eco-school tips galore. From back-to-school basics, to waste-free lunch ideas, to greener homeschooling and more!
Green your school
- What is a green school?
- Green School Audit: School Cafeteria
- Green School Audit: Eco-Friendly School Grounds
- Green School Audit: School Waste Reduction
Reasons to send packed lunches to school
- Because most school lunches are massively disgusting
- Because school lunch waste is sheer insanity
- Because when the USDA improves school lunch guidelines, it’s not by much
- Because the USDA could do way better
Waste-free lunch gear
- 10 easy steps to a packed waste-free school lunch
- How to choose a waste-free lunch box for back-to-school
- DIY Green Project: Make a reusable waste-free lunch kit!
- Green Product Review: PlanetBox Complete Reusable Lunch Kit
- Stand alone reusable lunch bags and boxes
- 12 Reusable Waste-Free Lunch Kit Choices
- Eco-friendly & reusable insulated lunch bags for kids
- Ocean and Sky Reusable Lunch Gear from Kids Konserve
- Eco-Friendly DIY Waste-Free Packed Lunch Supplies
Pack a green & healthy lunch
- Healthy & Eco-Friendly School Lunch Food Ideas
- Most Adorable Packed Bento Box Ideas Ever!
- 90% + of packed lunches susceptible to foodborne illness
Alternative education situations & other tips
- Better green education choices for kids
- Make your homeschooling or unschooling experience more eco-friendly
- Raise Happy & Knowledgeable Kids Without Public School
- Outdoor Time Boosts Academic Performance
- Alternatives to conventional schooling – even for single parents
Lead image by Flickr User Phil Roeder