Be Prepared: Your Complete Back To School Guide

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Summer is almost over and school is right around the corner. To make getting prepared easier on you and your family, we’ve put together a back to school shopping guide filled with products that reduce waste and help lessen your collective environmental footprints – from preschool to high school.  Our collection includes products from trusted manufacturers like;

  • Blue Avocado
  • To-Go Ware
  • Liberty Bottleworks
  • The Honest Company
  • Better Life
  • J.R. Watkins
  • Mrs. Myers
  • Hyland’s

And as to not waste your money either, we’ve put each of these products ON SALE through the end of August.  That test to reduce waste and save you money?  You just aced it!

(RE) Zip Seal Lunch Bag by Blue Avocado – The perfect solution for plastic baggie waste!  These reusable lunch bags are sold in packs of two.  A leakproof double-lock closure seals in freshness. Freezer safe and hand washable, they are perfect for snacks sandwiches travel home organization and more!  On sale for $7.99 – normally $8.99

Teacher in classroom2 Tier Snack Stack by To-Go Ware – This reusable lightweight carrier has a self-latching top container that can be used solo for snacks or smaller meals. The two tiers together do make a dynamic duo. Great for both hot and cold food it’s a perfect size for kids’ lunches and compact enough to tote on your commute to the office. On sale for $17.99 – normally $18.99.

No Evil by Liberty Bottleworks – Made in the USA, Liberty Bottleworks’ kid’s collection bottles are fun and brightly colored, encouraging children to stay hydrated. They make drinking out of a sustainable, reusable water bottle cool; and something they will want to use for years to come.

Hand Sanitizer Spray by The Honest Company – Schools can be full of germs but that doesn’t mean your little ones need to be also.  Plant-based and naturally antiseptic and antimicrobial, this natural hand sanitizer kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria and soothes little hands with botanicals to prevent drying, redness and chapping. Easy to use spray, safe and effective for the whole family without all the harsh chemicals.  On sale for $3.59 – normally $4.00.

No Regret Soap by Better Life – Help your kiddoes ‘take on the world’ with Better Life’s Natural Hand and Body Soap. This sulfate-free soap blends plant derived cleansers to make a gentle and effective natural product that’s great for hands and body while safe for the environment. They combine aloe botanical extracts and vitamins to soothe and condition your hands without drying them. On sale for $6.97 – normally $8.00.

Honest Oxy Boost by The Honest Company – With its naturally-derived ingredients, Honest Oxy Boost effectively breaks down organic stains like food, juice, spit-up, grease, dirt, coffee/tea, egg, diaper waste, and life’s unexpected messes using oxygen for effective de-staining and deodorizing.  Oh, and it keeps your whites naturally white and colors bright without harmful chlorine or phosphates! On sale for $7.99 – normally $9.50.

All Purpose Wipes by J.R. Watkins – On-the-go cleaning is easy with these lemon scented J.R. Watkins All-Purpose Wipes. Great for wiping up messes wherever you go. After you’ve used them feel free to toss these biodegradable wipes or flush them, they are safe for septic tanks. On sale for $4.99 – normally $5.50.

Honest Fruit and Veggie Wash by The Honest Company – Easily wipe away pesticides, pathogens, wax, dirt, germs, and more with this 100% natural, non-toxic formula by The Honest Company that leaves fruits and vegetables truly clean! An added bonus? Honest Fruit and Veggie Wash inhibits browning and helps food last up to 200% longer. Bon appetit! On sale for $6.97 – normally $8.50.

68 Load 4X Laundry Detergent by Mrs. Meyers – When it comes to doing laundry throughout the school year, stains and smells are among your top priorities. With Mrs. Meyers 4X Laundry Detergent you have nothing to worry about. Among its ingredients is Anionic Surfactants from plant-derived sources which are enzymes that fight stains and dirt. Its stain lifting enzymes combined with essential oils will leave your laundry smelling fresh and clean and with a hint of lavender. This detergent is also compatible with both HE and conventional machines.  On sale for $15.99 – normally $20.00.

4 Kids Complete Cold ‘N Flu by Hylands – Known for its two-phase action, when given at onset of symptoms, this special homeopathic* formula minimizes flu symptoms. If flu takes hold, use Hyland’s Complete Flu Care 4 Kids to relieve fever, headache, body aches and chills. It’s safe and natural with no side effects and aspirin-free. Keep on hand and beat flu to the punch! On sale for $8.39 – normally $9.50.

4 Kids Allergy Relief by Hylands – Watery eyes, runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes. It’s too much for a young body to endure. Specially designed for children, Hyland’s 4 Kids Allergy Relief soothes and diminish the body’s natural reaction to bad indoor and outdoor allergies.* Best of all – Its all natural, safe and effective, contains no Pseudoephedrine and is non-drowsy. On sale for $8.39 – normally $9.25.

*These statements are based upon traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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