Timed with the release of Sierra magazine's fourth annual "Coolest Schools" issue , this week's tips provide green advice for the college-bound kid. Even if your school didn't make the top 100 , you can still score a perfect ten when it comes to living sustainably away from home.
Tip #2: Sustainable Sleep and Showers
Finding bedding for the typical twin extra-long dorm beds can be difficult, but don't let it stop you from making a green purchase. Several sites, including The Clean Bedroom , offerorganic sheets and mattress padsfor a good, chemical-free night's rest.
For your showers, choose natural shampoos . After your (quick!) rinse is over, dry off with hemp or organic-cotton towels .
Tell us: Where do you find the eco-friendliest bed and bath products?