Mark Bult Design: San Francisco, CA, Established 1988

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Does your pencil manufacturer get an A or an F?

Maybe you don’t even use pencils anymore. But millions of schoolchildren have been heading back to school this month, stocked with packs of brand new pencils.

Most pencils are made from unsustainably harvested wood. Worse yet, many are made from some of the most endangered forests in the West, the Sierra Nevada. But there are alternatives.

Download ForestEthics’ Back To School report card (PDF) and send it to anyone you know who uses pencils, or cares about our forests : )

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