Class Act




CLASS ACT
This fall, stock up on a few back-to-school basics that you’ll want to keep even after graduation.

IN THE BAG
Slim solar panels on the back of this rugged satchel give it a modern flair while keeping your cell phone
or iPod charged.
Noon Solar Satchel, $500 noonsolar.com for stores (Available mid-November)

GET CARDED
Give something back when you pay for those late-night pizza binges:  With GE Money’s Earth Rewards credit card, you can contribute up to one percent of the cost of your purchases to emission reduction projects. (Students may need help from parents to qualify.) GE Earth Rewards Card, myearthrewards.com

RISE AND SHINE
No need to grab a takeout cup from the ining hall—this two-in-one French press and portable mug, in chic stainless steel, needs no filter to brew coffee or tea.
French Press Double Shot Travel Mug, $32.99 grassrootsstore.com 

SHOE-IN
A shower staple, these waterproof, recycled EVA sandals protect your feet from grime and keep plastic bottles out of landfills.
Dopie Sandal, $60 terraplana.com

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
This duvet’s subtle lattice print adds style to any dorm room, while organic cotton, non-toxic dyes, and a 250-thread-count help budding environmentalists sleep easy.
Organic Diamond Lattice Duvet Cover (twin) and Standard Sham, $108 westelm.com

MIX AND MATCH
Use different colors and patterns to make a one-of-a-kind design with these recyclable carpet tiles, which can be easily packed and moved to next year’s digs.
Classic Quilt (set of 6 tiles), $69.99 flor.com

GOOD MEASURE
Keep supplies handy in this funky storage container made from old rulers.
Red Ruler Box, $170 uncommongoods.com 

TIME PASSAGES
Make hitting the snooze button a little more fun with this zigzaggy, LED-display alarm clock.
The Brick Clock, $166 watch.brando.com.hk

LIT UP
Perfect for a desk or bedside table, this portable lamp uses replaceable LEDs and rechargeable batteries.
Luau Portable Lamp, $250 dwr.com

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