It’s back to school time and with that can come a lot of waste. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that of the more than 3,960,000 tons of plastic bags, sacks and wraps produced annually, 90 percent are discarded and end up in landfills or oceans. We can help lower that number and protect our environment by using re-usable baggies and lunch sacks.

Annie’s Homegrown, Stonyfield YoKids, Honest Kids and Seventh Generation are willing to help us toss the brown bags this back-to-school season. They have teamed up and are offering a free Kids Konserve lunch sack with the purchase of participating products July 1, 2011through September 30, 2011. They are excited to offer this promotion “We know lunches packed at home with real food are delicious, healthy options for kids,” said Aimee Sands, marketing director, Annie’s. “However, we also recognize that using new brown or plastic bags each day leads to unnecessary waste. That’s why we’re excited to launch this back-to-school promotion; it provides an easy way for families to reduce waste and be rewarded for trying a selection of products the whole family will enjoy.”

Consumers are invited to visit Annies.com/bts11, print out the form then mail in proof of purchase of all four brands. Annie’s Homegrown, Stonyfield YoKids, Honest Kids and Seventh Generation products are available at major grocery stores and other retail outlets nationwide. The free Kids Konserve reusable lunch sacks are available while supplies last. Limit one per customer.

Eligible products include:

  • Any Annie’s Homegrown item
  • Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt 6-packs or Squeezers
  • Honest Kids Organic Drinks 8-pack carton or 64-ounce bottle
  • Seventh Generation Disinfectants (sprays or wipes)

Kids Konserve lunch sacks are made from recycled cotton and are great for packing school lunches, family picnics or on-the-go snacks. Kids Konserve provides lunch systems and products that are reusable, waste-free and sourced by the best and safest eco-friendly materials. More than a company of reusable products, Kids Konserve is a source of educational information that parents, schools and kids can use to keep learning about environmental stewardship.

This is a great opportunity to try healthy eco-friendly products while providing your family and kids with a reusable, waste free, lunch sack and healthy products to put in their sack. Get Shopping!

Win a Kids Konserve lunch! FIVE lucky Green and Clean Mom readers will win a reusable lunch sack with some coupons and goodies! To enter no purchase is necessary, five winner swill randomly be drawn on September 6, 2011 and notified by email. The winner’s information will be share with the above mentioned companies. U.S. residents only.

To Enter:   Leave a comment telling me what your child loves for you to pack in their lunch.

For additional entries:

Leave a comment telling me you’ve become a Green and Clean Mom Facebook Fan.

Leave a comment telling me sharing your favorite product from any of the following companies: Annie’s Homegrown, Stonyfield YoKidsHonest Kids and Seventh Generation.

Leave a comment telling me you’ve become a Kids Konserve Facebook Fan.

Good luck! Random giveaway officially ends September 6, 2011 at 12pm EST.

 

 


 

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