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Refillable Markers: An Important Step in Going Green in Schools and Offices

Refillable Markers: An Important Step in Going Green in Schools and Offices
During my university days, refillable coffee cups hit the campus in a big way. It was a product that made sense. Using a refillable mug for our dai...

Leadership quote for Students

Leadership quote for Students
"When a true leader has finished his or her work, the people say, “Look what we ourselves have done.” I was just chatting with a teacher friend ...

Earth Hour 2017: Is Earth Hour Doing Anything?

Earth Hour 2017, the annual power-down event, arrives this month on Saturday March 25 at 8:30-9:30pm local time.   The global environmental movemen...

Refillable Markers: 5 Benefits to a Refillable Marker

"Refillable markers - what an interesting idea," said the first line of the email from a university purchasing manager. It started a dialogue that ...

Non-Toxic Valentine's Day

Feel the love this Valentine's Day - but add a twist and make it a non-toxic Valentine's Day. Not only will it be fun to look for new ways to celeb...

Refillable Dry Erase Markers

Refillable dry erase markers (whiteboard markers) simply make sense.   We were talking with a teacher from a British Columbia high school this week...

Toxic Classrooms - A Guide for Pregnant Teachers

Toxic Classrooms - Keeping toxins out of the classroom is important at the best of times, but when a teacher is pregnant, the question of indoor ai...

Green Holiday Gifts: 5 Tips for Green Gift Giving

Green Holiday Gifts: A little early to be thinking holiday shopping? Maybe a bit, but at some point you're going to have to head out in search of C...

Reducing Waste at School: One Drawer at a Time

Reducing waste at school - one drawer at a time: Psst...what's in your top drawer? One of our now loyal users, an instructor at a community college...

Recycling Ideas for Children: 7 Quick Tips

Mom and Dad - here are seven quick tips to help kick-start your kids on the path to being little green machines. Recycling ideas for children: In a...

Refillable Markers and the Quest for #Less

Often we hear about MORE: how to recycle more, how to commute more, repurpose more, compost more, buy organic/recycled/fair traded/local more. All ...

Summer Calls: The Whiteboard Goes Blank

As the school year winds down, and teachers wipe clean their whiteboard for the final time of the year, we wanted to extend a big thank you to all ...