With eco-consciousness on the rise, everyone is trying to go green in one way or the other. People, especially the youth of this era, aim to implement the green ideas in every possible way. They are aware of the hazards of producing, using and disposing the non-green items and because of the same; they are attempting to switch to green alternatives now. Every now and then, we come to know about school and university students from all around the globe doing their bit for the environment. Listed below are five cool green products that could be used by the students.
1. Targus ecosmart backpacks
Enter the Spruce EcoSmart Backpack from the house of Targus, which provides a safe storage area for a 15.6â laptop and other related accessories. This backpack is made out of eco-friendly materials like 100% recycled nylon, recyclable plastic bottles and nickel-free metal. Along with holding a 15 inch MacBook the backpack also features a key clip, water bottle holder, MP3 player, business card holder, pen loops and compartments for other such accessories. The Backpack measures 18.7 x 13.0 x 8.2 inches and weighs only 2.4 lbs. the green stitching and pockets lets the items stored inside more visible. The main notebook compartment is isolated via thick foam padding. This smart Backpack costs $89.99 which is a worth amount to carry your laptop in a smart way.
2. Recycled Pencil Case Set
Thinking and living green is the main motto of many of the young students. Now, they want to spread this eco-awareness among others too. Using a recycled pencil case is obviously a green and better option for the environmental conscious students. The recycled pencil case set is manufactured by U.Kâs Leading School Badge Supplier, Westfield4Schools. This pencil case consist of a 15cm Rule, 3 Pencils, Retractable Wiz Pen, Book Eraser and a White Case. The manufacturers have kept in mind the environmental issue and have made use of 50% – 60% reclaimed PVC to make the case. While recycled CD Cases are used to make the pencils the recycled Vending Cups are used to make the rule.
3. Solar-Powered Table Lamp
For children who wants to study even after sunsets, Sweden based company IKEA, has introduced SUNNAN LED desk lamp that is a green alternative to other electric lamps, as it uses the sunâs energy to give light. The solar panel can be easily detached from the lamp and after soaking up sunlight for 8-9 hrs it is fully charged on a sunny day while it takes over 12 hrs to be fully charged on a cloudy day. It can provide four hours of continuous light when fully charged. The solar lamp has an adjustable arm and is available in five different colours; green, blue, red, orange and yellow. The cost of this eco-friendly Solar-Powered Table Lamp is 20$.
4. Recycled Circuit Board Pen
This green pen as the name suggest, is made out of computer hardware which would have otherwise heaped up a landfill. Though only the exteriors are build out of the old circuit boards the refill used inside is replaceable. This elegant stationery piece measures 12.5 cm x 1 cm x 1 cm and costs $4.99 USD. This pen would be loved by a computer geek. Available on Etsy this eco-friendly pen makes for a cool gift for the eco- conscious students.
5. Recycled Composition Book
New Leaf Paper has made this green composition notebook out of 100% recycled paper. It consists of 100 white ruled sheets and measures 9.75 x 7.5 inches. It is a perfect choice of all eco- conscious students, as it is made out of 95% post consumer waste and undergoes a chlorine free processing. The recycled sheets are strongly bound by a cardboard cover on which variety of useful conversion tables and facts on the insides are printed to help the students.