Rebinders look good and are a greener alternative to vinyl binders. Made from corrugated cardboard that is partially post-consumer recycled, they are recyclable. Even the hardware holding it together can be reused. They are $5.29, above, from Greenlinepaper.com.
Recycled composition books are available – and they look exactly like the “official” ones schools require, $2.49.
Earthbinders are sophisticated and can be personalized. They are 100 percent recycled. An assortment of pocket dividers (below, $3.99), binders, tab dividers and file folders are 100 percent recycled and reasonably priced at New Leaf Products.