1. Voltaic converter sports backpack
This product is available at www.verdantcomputing.com for $199.00 and is recommended for men that are 30+. and enjoy hiking or any kind of adventure. The phone number is 1-877-364-6861. Keywords to find this product by are voltaic, solar panel, backpack, recycled soda bottles, and solar power.
This gift is ideal for biking, hiking, and general adventuring. It is made from recycled PET (soda bottles) and generates four watts of solar power. It’s perfect for charging up anything electronic in the wilderness- even a Blackberry!
2. Teva keagan adventure shoe
You’ll find this product at www.teva.com for $75.00 and it is recommended for men that are 30+. The phone number is 1-800-367-8382. The keywords used to find this product are teva, keagan adventure shoe, recycled bottles, and recycled rubber shoes and sneakers.
Teva/s keagan shoes are made from ground-up soda and water bottles, canvas, and recycled rubber- a perfect example of “trash to treasures.”
3. Recycled magazine picture frame
This product can be found at www.perpetualkid.com for $24.99 and it is recommended for men that are 30+.
According to www.gifts.com these picture frames are made from magazine overprints and extra copies that would otherwise have been discarded. The magazines are rolled by hand, cut, and shaped into newsworthy home decor. Show off your environmental awareness and redecorate with some eco-friendly green goodies. Your friends will be green with envy. These frames are available in two sizes which are large that is 9″ tall x 10-3/4″ wide and holds a 4×6 photograph and small that is 4″ tall x 4″ wide and holds a 3×3 photograph.
4. Jimi compact sports wallet
This gift can be purchased at www.amazon.com for $14.44 and is recommended for men that are 30+.
This wallet opens easily with a slight push of the thumb and closes securely. The jimi is a compact, colorful, and water resistant answer to the stodgy outdated leather wallet. It’s designed to slip into your front pocket, purse, or around your neck on a lanyard.
It is made of recycled plastic. It holds just the essentials which is five cards, a few bills, and even has a detachable money clip if you need to go the super slim route. It actually fits in your front pocket, but you can carry it in the slimmest of bags, or around your neck on a lanyard (which makes it a perfect student ID holder or wallet). Whether you’re looking for an everyday wallet, a travel wallet, or just made a New Year’s resolution to get more organized, this wallet’s translucent shell helps you move quickly through airports or into your favorite club with ease. The size of the wallet is 2-5/8″ x 4-1/4″ and is very lightweight.
5. Reclaimed slate coasters set of 4
This product makes a great gift for men that are 50+ and can be purchased at www.uncommongoods.com for $35.00.
This product is made from chalkboards from Franklin Elementary School in Quincy, Illinois and these coasters are stylish and sturdy. They feature reclaimed wine cork feet to keep them from slipping and scratching the table. Included is a piece of chalk. They are handmade in Wisconsin. The chalkboards that they are made from are no longer used and they left their school days behind. The material used is slate. The size is 4″ L x 4″ W.
6. Vinyl record bowls
This eco-friendly product makes a great gift for any man that is 50+ and can be purchased at www.modernartisans.com for $26.99.
Designer Jeff Davis has put a new spin on recycling by rescuing unwanted records and creating them into fascinating works of functional art. These unbelievable bowls are made from actual 12″ vinyl records and are perfect for fruit, dry snacks, or upbeat decoration.
These sturdy record bowls have the original label intact and are protected with a clear mylar seal. Jeff is heralded for the creative use of recycled materials and his vinyl creations have been featured in numerous museum exhibits and magazines throughout the world. The bowls are sold separately. These bowls measure 12″ Diameter x 3″ Deep. Their weight is 0.5 lbs and are made in the USA. The material used is vinyl. There are six different genre of bowls which are:
a. Rock essentials which include artists such as The Eagles, Rolling Stones, Elton John, Janis Joplin, Beach Boys, The Byrd’s, Bob Segar, Yes, Allman Brothers, Elvis, Neil Young, and Kiss.
b. Jazz which includes artists such as Count Basie, Horace Silver Quintet, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Cannon Ball Adderly, Sarah Vaughn, and Stan Getz.
c. Country which includes Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Alabama, Waylon Jennings, and Emmylou Harris.
d. 70’s/80’s pop with performers such as Wham, Donna Summer, Thompson Twins, Barry White, Madonna, Simple Minds, Eurhythmics, Adam and the Ants, Rick James, Culture Club, and the Go-Go’s.
e. Divas such as Barbara Streisand, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Judy Garland, Cher, and Bette Midler.
f. Crooners which include Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mathis, Tom Jones, and Tony Bennett.
7. English retreads and Bentley bag
This green product is great for men that are 30+ and can be purchased at www.ecoconsciousmarket.com for $119.00.
This updated version of the messenger bag provides more maneuverability for files, laptop, gym clothes or anything else that you may need for the road ahead. The Bentley is sure to meet your needs as it works perfectly as a school bag or briefcase with its 1-1/2″ wide adjustable and detachable shoulder strap, the Bentley gives you hands-free, across the body comfort.
The exterior handle, interior pocket, and two adjustable front spring closures make this bag functional and stylish. This product comes in a small size that measures 13″w x 9″h x 2.5″d and a large size which is 16″w x 9.5″h x 3″d.
It is made from reclaimed inner tubes. This company has turned recycling into a bold fashion statement with their unique hand bags and accessories designed from discarded truck inner tubes.Their products are hand-crafted from 100% reclaimed inner tubes.
8. Badminton stamp set
This product is green and eco-friendly and is recommended for men of any age and it is available for purchase at www.branchhome.com for $12.99.
Hit the birdie with this set of two rubber stamps from Yellow Owl workshop. The set features a hand-rendered racquet and a shuttlecock which you can mix and match to create countless designs for your own personal correspondence. They are also useful for making your own homemade gift wrap.
They are packaged in a screen printed muslin bag suitable for giving which makes it a great gift for the craft-loving person on your list.
This product is handmade in the USA by Yellow Owl workshop. The materials used are natural rubber stamps mounted with thick cushion on reclaimed maple blocks. It is packaged in a natural cotton bag. Stamp sizes vary, but the larger stamp is 3.5″ tall x 1.325″ wide.
9. Hemp cooler bag
This environmentally friendly product is recommended for men that are 30+ and can be purchased online at www.sativabags.com for $31.49.
This product is perfect for picnics and parties. This product keeps your food and drink cool and makes it easy to keep up your green lifestyle.
It is made from sustainable hemp and cotton and has an effective insulating keep cool sleeve. This makes it durable and environmentally friendly so you will get years of use from this one clever product.
It has six sewn compartments that holds up to six bottles, a removable insulating keep-cool sleeve, and a padded base.
Sativa bags are designed to make your green lifestyle easier. This everyday cooler bag marries the practicality of hemp with effect keep-cool insulation and classic design for complete ease, style, and comfort. It comes in brown or khaki. It weighs 310g and measures 21cm x 26cm. The depth is 15cm.
10. The Super Clean Guy Gift Set
This green gift is recommended for men that are 30+ and can be purchased online at www.katescaringgifts.com for $59.95.
According to www.katescaringgifts.com this set contains eight wonderful men’s natural grooming products so he can wash, shave, and moisturize with a ‘clean’ conscious. This product will provide body care free of irritating artificial and toxic ingredients.
This set contains the following:
(a.) Dr. Bronner’s organic fair trade tea tree shave gel, 7oz. tube.
(b.) Dr. Bronner’s organic fair trade lemongrass lime shave gel, 7oz. tube
(c.) Dr. Bronner’s organic fair trade lemongrass lime shikakai soap, 12oz.
(d.) Captain Smith’s island spice Caribbean bay rum body splash, 4oz.
(e.) Two TS pink botany for bodies soapwood bars, 4oz. each.
(f.) Organic fair trade unscented body balm from Dr. Bronner’s, 0.5oz. tin.
(g.) Organic hand healing balm from Badger, 0.75oz. tin.
Cleanse and shave:
The soap and shave gels both use organic shikakai from Dr. Bronner’s new personal body care product line. Organic shikakai comes from the seed pods of the small South Asian tree, Acacia Concinna and is extracted by Dr. Bronner in organic sucrose and grape juice. Shikakai has been used for millenia in India as a gentle conditioning cleanser for both skin and hair. These products are USA organic!
The new pump soaps are smooth and luxurious with no synthetic detergents or preservatives. The shikakai is combined with Dr. Bronner’s unsurpassed castile soap base for rich emollient lather and moisturizing after feel. Packaging is 100% post-consumer recycled (pcr) cylinder plastic bottles.
The organic shikakai shaving gel gives incredibly smooth, moisturizing glide, hair lift, and wetting.
Soap woods are extra mild, long lasting vegetable glycerin soaps crafted to capture the beauty of natural woods like cedar, maple, redwood, and walnut.
Moisturize and deodorize:
The hand healing balm is the first product carpenter Bill, who is the founder of Badger balms developed to rescue his hard working hands from the ravages of the harsh New Hampshire winters. It is USDA organic as well! To help the rest of the body an unscented body balm from Dr. Bronner is included. It is gentle for all skin types plus it is excellent for helping new tattoos heal and to freshen and brighten older tattoo colors and contrasts.
Bay rum is a 100% natural, traditional body care product of the Caribbean Islands, made with bay oil and 55% organic cane ethanol. Bay oil has antibacterial, medicinal, and aromatherapy properties that allow for this product to have many uses from wounds to basic body care. The bay rum is double distilled with no artificial dyes, fragrances, or synthetic enhancers of any kind.
Uses for bay rum include skin cleansing and toning, refreshing cologne, aftershave, and all over deodorant. It comes in a glass bottle with a convenient pump spray top.
All products in this gift set except the bay rum are made in the USA. The Dr. Bronner products come from Southern California, the unscented body balm comes from New Hampshire and the soap woods come from New York. The bay rum is produced on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
In conclusion I would recommend all of the above products as gifts for men because they are made from recycled materials and are organic, natural products such as the Super Clean Guy gift set.They are eco friendly and green because they are natural and cause no harm to the environment. There are many more products like these to choose from, just check out the web and search for eco-friendly/green gifts. I hope that this list has helped to give you some gift giving ideas for the man in your life for Christmas and other holidays.