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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: For Him

Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On December 3, 2007 @ 12:00 pm In 2007 Holiday Gift Guide,Accessories and Fashion,New York City | 5 Comments

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Last week we launched our Inhabitat Green Gift Guide [2], with over 100 green gift ideas for everyone in your life. For the next couple weeks – every Monday – we are planning to publish different individual green gift guides. Last week we covered Green Gadgets [3] and Stocking Stuffers [4]. Today we are going to cover gifts specifically for ladies [5] and gents. First the gents…

Here are our favorite suggestions for your brother, husband, father, son, boyfriend, or boy you have a crush on. All these gifts are sure to please the eco-conscious guy.


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RECYCLED NYC SUBWAY TOKEN CUFFLINKS

Do you have a soft spot in your heart for NYC? Want to show your support for public transportation in eco-chic style? Check out these cute NYC Subway Token cufflinks [6] from Elsewares. The perfect gentlemanly gift for the New Yorker (or New York fan) in your life, the cufflinks are made from authentic NYC subway tokens recycled from between 1953-1970.

$60 from Elsewares

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RECYCLED ECO-GEEK COMPUTER KEY CUFFLINKS [7]
These stylishly geeky cuff links are hand fashioned from old recycled computer keys [8] by Acorn Studios. [8] Who hasn’t been to a wedding where you wish there was an escape key? Gift boxed and tied with a ribbon, these make great stylish eco gifts for your friends, your geeky boyfriend or even for your dad! You can choose any keys on the keyboard (? esc L R * shift, open-apple) and even get custom initials for that special someone [9]. I know what my sweety is getting for Christmas this year!

$14.95 from Acorn Studios [7]

+ Custom Initial keyboard cufflinks [9]
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VOLTAIC SOLAR POWERED BAGS [10]
These solar bags never cease to amaze us, and make a great gift for that nomadic tech-geek in your life. The Voltaic messenger bags and backpacks are mobile power generators, designed to charge all your little gadgets with the energy of the sun. With no power outlets they charge cell phones, cameras, PDA’s, and MP3 player, making them ideal for that gadget-lover-on-the-go.

$199 – $225 from Voltaic [10]

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SOLAR POWERED BLACK ECO-DRIVE WATCH [11]
When we discovered Citizen’s fabulous solar powered Eco-Drive watches [11], we suddently wondered why ALL watches aren’t solar powered. This sleek black minimalist Eco-Drive watch [11] is so foxy you’ll want to wear it every day.

$135 from Amazon.com [11]

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NOON SOLAR MEGA STYLISH SOLAR BAG [13]

Yes, there are lots of solar power bags out there these days, but none are as stylish as these foxy designs by Noon Solar [14]. Each bag integrates a flexible solar panel that is capable of charging cell phones, iPods, and PDAs. The other parts of the bag are eco-friendly as well, made from sustainably harvested materials like rhubarb, vegetable-tanned leather, and naturally hand-dyed hemp/cotton fabrics. Not only will you feel good carrying this bag around, but you will look hot as well.

Starting from $330 in the Inhabitatshop

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NAU QUINTESSENSHELL JACKET [15]
For wet winter weather, the Nau Quintessenshell Jacket [16] makes a perfect addition to your green wardrobe. The jacket is made of waterproof, high performance fabric that was originally plastic and industrial waste.

$175 from Nau [15]

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RECYCLED ‘LIGHTS OF SPAIN’ WALLET [17]
High resolution images are printed with eco-friendly ink on the designer’s custom green material, creating a wallet that’s environmentally friendly from start to finish.

$48 from Elswares [17]

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RECYCLED BIKE CHAIN FRAME [18]

This clever frame turns old bikes into usable and super-cool picture frames to hold pictures of all your loved ones in sustainable style. Available in 4×6 and 5×7 sizes.

$38 from Elsewares [18]

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BIOMEGA PUMA FOLD-UP BIKE
Got money to spend on an awesome gift? The Biomega fold-up urban bike folds unto itself for storage, solving one of the biggest problems for bicycle riders everywhere, that of security. Because the lock is integrated to the bike, the only way that you can steal it is by breaking the bike. The folded form of this Biomega bike is a convenient way to take the bike everywhere you go, making this stellar design a finalist for the index awards of 2007.

$1158 from Biomega [20]

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HEMP CONVERSE! [21]
The classic style of Chuck Taylor converse meet the green sensibility of hemp. We think you couldn’t ask for a better combo.

$50 (on sale- act fast!) [21]
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RECYCLED HARDWOOD SKATEBOARD [22]
Give your guy a one-of-a-kind longboard made of 100% recycled local hardwood scrap. Skate your way into style with this FunkinFunctionLongboard hand made especially for you!

$395 from FunkinFunction [22]

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ECO WETSUIT BY BODYGLOVE [23]

http://www.bodyglove.com/eco/

The Body Glove ECO is the first environmentally friendly wetsuit, made from non-petroleum based and 100% environmentally friendly materials like BIO STRETCH rubber and ECO FLEX. Your outdoorsy father, brother or beau will be surfin’ in sustainable style.

$325 from Bodyglove [23]

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BIG AGNES RECYCLED SLEEPING BAG [24]
Think you can’t camp sustainably? The Big Agnes Skinny Fish recycled sleeping bag is made from 97% recycled content- insulation, shell, lining, cord and storage sack. And it’s temperature rated to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, so you won’t be shivering in your recycled sack.

$190 from REI [24]

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BIKE POWER BLENDER KIT [25]
For your crazy brother or barbecuing husband, here’s a human-powered solution to margarita parties- hook this kit up to your standard bike to create a stationary bike that blends smoothies, drinks, and protein shakes.

$249 from Bikeblender [25]

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FOR MORE OF INHABITAT’S GREEN GIFT GUIDE, CLICK HERE > [2]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2005/11/27/green-gift-guide-for-him/

[2] Inhabitat Green Gift Guide: http://www.inhabitat.com/category/2007-holiday-gift-guide/

[3] Green Gadgets: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/11/27/gift-guide-gadgets/

[4] Stocking Stuffers: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/11/26/gift-guide-green-stocking-stuffers/

[5] ladies: http://www.inhabitat.com/2005/11/27/green-gift-guide-for-her/

[6] NYC Subway Token cufflinks: http://www.elsewares.com/commerce/NYC-Subway-Token-Cufflinks_MPD1006.html

[7] RECYCLED ECO-GEEK COMPUTER KEY CUFFLINKS: http://www.acornstudios.ca/products/gifts/keyboard-cufflinks/index.htm

[8] old recycled computer keys: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/08/19/recycled-geekware/

[9] get custom initials for that special someone: http://www.acornstudios.ca/products/gifts/keyboard-cufflinks/initials.htm

[10] VOLTAIC SOLAR POWERED BAGS: http://www.voltaicsystems.com/index.shtml

[11] SOLAR POWERED BLACK ECO-DRIVE WATCH: http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FMens-Citizen-Straps-Eco-Drive-Watch%2Fdp%2FB000WG75Q4%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Djewelry%26qid%3D1196034636%26sr%3D1-12%23moreAboutThisProduct&tag=inhabitat-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325

[12] Image: http://www.inhabitatshop.com/home.php?merchant=NoonSolar

[13] NOON SOLAR MEGA STYLISH SOLAR BAG: http://www.noonsolar.com/fall-collection/

[14] foxy designs by Noon Solar: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/11/25/sustainable-style-new-noon-solar-bags/

[15] NAU QUINTESSENSHELL JACKET: https://www.nau.com/shopnau/men/jackets_vests/quintessenshell_jacket.jsp?cid=search_yahoo_products_107m200

[16] Nau Quintessenshell Jacket: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/03/11/sustainable-style-sunday-nau-outdoor-apparel/

[17] RECYCLED ‘LIGHTS OF SPAIN’ WALLET: http://www.elsewares.com/commerce/Lights-of-Spain-Wallet_MPD979.html

[18] RECYCLED BIKE CHAIN FRAME: http://www.elsewares.com/commerce/Recycled-Bicycle-Chain-Frame_MPD751.html

[19] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/uploads/pumafoldup.jpg

[20] $1158 from Biomega: http://www.biomega.dk/biomega.aspx

[21] HEMP CONVERSE!: http://www.converse.com/index.aspx?mode=pd&sku=1U414#

[22] RECYCLED HARDWOOD SKATEBOARD: http://supermarkethq.com/product/653

[23] ECO WETSUIT BY BODYGLOVE: http://www.bodyglove.com/products_detail.php?product_id=21085&set_session=yes&mwrc_session_code=l1F9xF7RwEmts5KXwTgx

[24] BIG AGNES RECYCLED SLEEPING BAG: http://www.rei.com/product/763886

[25] BIKE POWER BLENDER KIT: http://www.bikeblender.com/minib3_buy.html

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