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Zero Waste School Supplies

By Fredrica Syren: Last week, two of my three children started school, and that meant they needed some school supplies. Trying to live zero waste with a first-grader and a fifth-grader can be tricky; but my motto is “find what I have at home already; borrow; buy used; and, as …

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Recycling School Supplies

By Larraine Roulston: Reusing, Recycling and Repurposing school supplies are several ways to encourage children to be part of their Zero Waste Generation. I’m still writing notes in my children’s half used workbooks left from their public school days. Before discarding a full written workbook that has either a metal spring …

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