4 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the College Graduate

College graduation is a benchmark in life. Young adults are on the cusp of starting their career and following their dreams. A college graduation gift should be something special, but why not make that gift eco-friendly as well? Listed here are four eco-friendly gifts perfect for the college graduate.

“Be the Change..” Leather and Sterling Bracelet
Whether your college graduate is a male or female, this bracelet is perfect for either one. Made from cruelty-free leather, the handmade bracelet adorned with a sterling silver band features an inspiring inscription by Ghandi, “Be the change you wish to be in the world.” The bracelet retails for $38 and is available at EarthLover.

EarthLover.llc
800 3rd Street SE
Moultrie, GA 31768

Recycled Billboard Wallet
A wallet makes a great gift for a college graduate. These unique wallets (available from RedEnvelope) are created from used billboards, making no two wallets exactly the same. Not only is the outside made from eco-friendly materials, but the inside of the wallets are made from recycled bicycle inner tubes as well. The wallet features four slots for ID and cards plus a billfold for dollar bills. The wallets retail for $35.95 but can be found on sale for as low as $24.99. Add a few bucks inside to sweeten the gift.

RedEnvelope
4840 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121

Ballpark Pens
If you know a baseball lover that will be graduating from college, why not give him or her a classic gift but with an eco-friendly twist? These one–of-a-kind retractable pens are created from old, discarded baseball seats from various historical ballparks. The unique pens have been created from salvaged seats from the following ballparks: Yankee, Wrigley, RFK, Fenway, Polo Grounds, Tiger, Busch, Comiskey, Atlanta Fulton County, Baltimore Memorial, Ebbets Field, San Francisco, Crosley, Shibe or Dodger Stadium. Prices range from $170 to $260.

UncommonGoods
140 58th Street, Building B Suite 5A
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Motherboard CD Desk Clock
Make sure the new college graduate makes it to work on time, every time with this desktop clock. Made from a computer circuit board mounted on a used CD, this clock will wake your graduate up in style. Motherboard, the manufacturer, claims they save up to 30,000 pounds of circuit boards a year from ending up in landfills by recycling them into usable products.

Eco-Artware.com
P.O. Box 11076
Washington, DC 20008

Send the college graduate in your life off into the world with one of these great gifts that are also eco-friendly.