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Must-have sustainable back-to-school clothes

Picking sustainable back-to-school clothing is one lesson you can teach outside of the classroom!

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Ah, August. The time of year when the right back-to-school clothing feels like it could make this year the Best Year Ever … and making sustainable clothing choices a priority could make it feel even better! The fashion industry is hugely wasteful –– 85% of clothing ends up in a landfill or burned –– so making fewer, better choices around clothing is the perfect lesson to learn before school even starts.

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 mini mioche Ringer Tee

Why It’s Cool
Scoop up this “not-so-basic, basic tee” for any kid in your life. It’s made with comfy, 100% organic cotton and deliberately designed in a unisex fit. After all, what’s more sustainable than an endlessly shareable shirt?

$24

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Sustainable back-to-school
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pact Going Places Jogger

Why It’s Cool
We love these joggers! Not only are they made from organic cotton, but pact also offsets the pants’ impact on the planet. In four classic colors that’ll make early morning dressing a breeze, these fair trade joggers fit the bill for a perfect sustainable back-to-school ‘fit.

$30

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pact Going Places Jogger
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Hanna Andersson Boxer Briefs 5-Pack

Why It’s Cool
Buying eco-friendly clothes is important, especially when it’s the layer that will touch sensitive skin all day! These boxers are colorful, made with organic cotton, and wash really well so they last a long time.

 $50

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Mightly Girls Organic Cotton Summer Dress

Why It’s Cool
Perfect as a dress or a tunic when paired with leggings, there’s so much to love about the vibrant style of these T-shirt dresses. Even better, they’re made in Fair Trade Certified factories with organic cotton, so you can feel confident this piece empowers both people and planet.

 $25.95

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Mightly  Girls Organic Cotton Summer Dress
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pact Classic Leggings 3-Pack

Looking for durable leggings that transition perfectly from class to after-school activities? Look no further than these soft, breathable organic cotton leggings that use 81% less water than conventional cotton.

 $40

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Mightly Girls Organic Cotton Summer Dress

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