Eco Gift Guide: For the Next Generation of Green
From the teen to the early twenty-something, we’ve got something for everyone in that hard-to-gift category. These picks will not only impress but will inspire the recipient to get more involved in the growing world of green!
|Adidas Graphic Track Top:
Part of the adiGrün collection, dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment, this retro track top is made from 100% recycled polyester – perfect for the hip college age category ($65).
|Refashioned Bags Book:
A great book that teaches how to craft boutique-ready bags on the cheap! Teach the younger generation to use what you’ve already got and repurpose it into something totally fabulous ($20).
|Recycled Bottle Laptop Sleeve:
For kids on the go, gift a sturdy laptop sleeve made of recycled plastic bottles ($20).
|Refinding Tennis Ball Watch:
Made by hand using a reclaimed tennis ball, each watch is truly one-of-a-kind. This piece of “trashion” is sure to attract attention from all the cool kids ($55).
|Solar Hybrid Flashlight:
This techie toy generates renewable power from sunlight or room light and stores it for later use with no shaking or cranking required ($19.95)!
|To-Go Ware Utensil Set:
This handy little set is a staple in developing a waste-free regimen. Choose from an array of fashionable colors ($11.95).
|Log Laptop Pillow:
For all the teens and college-age kids that spend hours sitting in bed with their laptop, this Log Laptop Pillow (made with organic fabric and stuffed with buckwheat hulls and natural fibers) will keep the computer from sliding around and provide some much needed ventilation ($55).
|Rickshaw’s Zero Messenger Bag:
Made with super durable recycled sailcloth, this is the hippest messenger bag around (a top holiday pick in People Magazine!). Plus, it’s specifically designed to produce “zero-waste” in manufacturing ($50).