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.
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.
4840 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121
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.
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.
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.