5 Last-Minute Eco Accessories for Dad


A business card case made from recycled motherboards is a great conversation starter for Dad and his co-workers.

Father’s Day is right around the corner. Have you found the perfect gift for the dad in your life? We’ve found five eco-friendly accessories so you can give Dad a great gift with a green side.

EcoGear Tiger laptop carrier

This laptop carrier is perfect for the dad on the go. The Tiger features an organizer pocket, soft lined valuables pouch and padded sleeve for Dad’s laptop. It is also one of the only bags of its kind that is PVC-free!

Made with 100 percent non-toxic dyes and materials, this carrier is sure to give Dad’s business suit an eco-friendly boost.

Price: $44.99

UncommonGoods Authentic Stadium Seat cufflinks

St. Louis designers Ward Wallau and Bill Hartel salvage materials from the seats from famous baseball stadiums to create these unique accessories.

These cufflinks are not only made from reclaimed materials, but are also a great conversation piece that your dad will love to show off. With 12 ballparks to choose from, you’re sure to find a salvaged seat for every sports fan. Now there’s some recycling Dad will really love.

Price: $150 to $270

Spun Bamboo ¾ Crew black socks

Add a green twist to a classic gift with these socks from Spun Bamboo. These comfy socks are made from 95 percent Viscose from Certified Organic bamboo fiber, which means they are biodegradable.

Black may go best with Dad’s suit, but these socks come in several colors. So you can choose one that fits your dad best. We bet he won’t believe how cozy bamboo can be.

Price: $9.50 for a pair

Motherboard business card case

These unique business card holders are actually made from recycled circuit boards. So Dad can network in eco-friendly style.

These holders will carry 10-15 business cards, depending on card thickness, and are available in three colors. You can even have Dad’s name engraved under the lid in the type-style of your choice for only $6. With five different type-styles to choose from, you can pick the one that really says “Dad.”

Price: $28.95 to $34.95

English Retreads Luxe wallet

Give dad something luxurious to carry his loot in. This wallet’s tri-fold design features all the standard amenities: seven credit card holders, ID pocket, large pockets for cash and receipts and an outer zipper pocket.

It also has an inner coin compartment, which means the end of the clink-clank in Dad’s pockets. You can even choose from five lining colors to best suit your dad’s style. With a wallet this posh, no one will guess it’s made from 100 percent recycled truck tires.

Price: $109

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Mary Mazzoni

Mary Mazzoni

Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.
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