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Utah Company Making Earth-Friendly School Supplies

Utah Company Making Earth-Friendly School Supplies

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Shelley Osterloh ReportingA Utah company has found a new niche market, selling earth-friendly school and office supplies.

Just in time for Earth Day, the Utah company Red Apple School Supply is debuting a new line of products called Green Apple Earth-Friendly School Supply. "It is unique. We believe we are the only company in the United States currently offering a comprehensive line of earth friendly school supplies and office supplies," said president of Red Apple School Supply Jeffrey Haines.

There's plenty of recycled paper--like these notebooks made from banana leaves. The three-ring binder is made of a heavy recycled cardboard, and the hardware can be detached and used again.

Utah Company Making Earth-Friendly School Supplies

There's also a clipboard made from a computer motherboard and jumbo highlighter pencils and #2 pencils made from finger-jointed wood scraps. There's even a stapler that doesn't use staples. It just cuts and tucks the papers together.

Utah Company Making Earth-Friendly School Supplies

Haines said,"It's an easy way to start getting involved in ecological issues. You can turn off your light or look to the desk top and say what can I replace very easily that would help the environment and reduce the amount of waste that goes into our landfills"

Red Apple ships its Green Apple products around the country. Its biggest customers are college book stores.

The product line is still pretty new, but you can find it online by clicking on the related link

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