10 Green Gifts for the Outdoors Lover

2010 Green Gift Guide

Our list of gifts for outdoors lovers has something for every budget. Check it out if you have a camper, hiker, cyclist, snowboarder, or picnic enthusiast on your list!

Top Row:

1. Richard Solo Fun Radio / Night-light ($29.95): A battery-free, hand-cranked AM/FM radio, LED flashlight, and nightlight.

2. Owleye Bicycle Lights ($30-90): Solar-powered lights for hiking, backpacking, camping, boating, climbing, and emergency lighting.

3. Eco Picnic Basket for 2 ($87.95): Made from natural and renewable willow with a dye- and chemical-free cotton insulated lining. Comes with bamboo plates, cutting board, and utensils.

4. To-Go Ware Utensil Set ($16.95): The utensils are made of bamboo and the holder is made of recycled plastic bags. For more ideas, see Top Ten Reusable Utensil Sets.

5. Arbor Collective Snowboards ($300-700): Made from bamboo. The company also donates a portion of profits to environmental organizations and offsets its carbon emissions.

Bottom Row:

6. Water Bobble ($9.95): Designed by Karim Rashid, this water bottle has a carbon filter that removes chlorine and other contaminants from tap water.

7. Sierra Designs Winema Sleeping Bag ($299): Made from reclaimed polyester textiles and PET bottles and coconut shells salvaged from food and water filter industry waste.

8. Eton Solarlink FR360 Radio ($50): This AM/FM/NOAA radio runs on solar-, hand-, and battery-generated power and features LED lights for emergency lighting, and alarm clock, and a USB charger.

9. Mountainsmith Recycled Tour Lumbar Pack ($70): The fabric for this waistpack is made from recycled plastic soda bottles.

10. REI Lookout 40 Pack ($89.50): Made from post-consumer recycled PET fabric, each pack keeps 26 16-oz. plastic bottles out of landfills.

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