As I noted last year in a round-up of eco-friendly calenders for '10, the art of planning has pretty much gone with way of "i". Virtual/paperless planning options aside, there's nothing quite like a beautifully designed calender hung in a kitchen or placed on a desk. 


Below are 11 eco-friendly calendars — a great holiday gift option for that constantly harried and disorganized person in your life  — to help you keep on top of things in 2011. They vary in their "greenness": some are made from materials like recycled paper; some support eco-causes like the local food movement; one is perpetual and can be used year after year; and, finally, one features 12 joyous months of one of my favorite people, Betty White (proceeds go to the Morris Animal Foundation). 


2011 Eat Local Foods Calendar @ MariaSchoettler's Etsy shop ($25)





















Letterpress 2011 Wall Art Calendar: Foxes, Trees, and Mountains @ Sycamore Street Press Etsy Shop ($35)




















2011 Danish Owl Wall Calendar @ Night Owl Paper Goods ($18)



















Eco-Friendly 2011 Wall Calendar @ Kate's Paperie ($29)



















PAWLING Print Studio 2011 Wall Calendar @ Supermarket ($25)















Betty White 2011 Wall Calendar @ ($11.69)















Conical Perpetual Calendar @ MoMA Store ($78)















Heather Lins Home A Year in Caps 2011 Calendar @ Supermarket ($32)











2011 Paper Source Great Big Wall/Desk Calendar @ Paper Source ($29.95)











Claudia Pearson 2011 Calendar Tea Towel @ Green Depot ($13.95)









English Muffin 2011 Calendar @ fawn&forest ($28)


Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

11 great, green calendars for '11
Observe 365 days of stylish sustainability with these 2011 eco-calendars ideal for any home office, kitchen or wherever you see fit to put 'em.