Make back-to-school shopping easier on yourself AND lighter on the planet. Teens Turning Green has you covered with this simple Green Dorm Checklist and the Project Green Dorm website! TTG’s top picks are all vetted for safety, sustainability, and efficacy by students, so you can start the school year off in eco style with ease.
Step 1: Download the PGD Green Dorm Checklist
Step 2: Check with your college or university to find out dorm rules, restrictions and requirements (like the size of bed linens, furniture/appliances provided, etc.)
Step 3: Go through the Checklist at home and mark off what you already have
Step 4: Chat with your future roommate/s to make sure you don’t double up on shared items
Step 5: Choose green options for any and everything you have to purchase! Have fun creating your green dorm while supporting retailers and e-tailers that make sustainability a priority, like Whole Foods Market, eBay Green, The Container Store, PB Teen, Bed Bath + Beyond, Target, and more.