With Father’s Day just around the corner, the following 5 gifts for Dad are both practical and eco-friendly! All of these great finds can be purchased online for any last-minute shoppers.

5 Great Gifts for the Planet-Friendly Dad

Shea Terra Organics Baobab Sea Kelp Shaving Soap

Protect dad while he shaves, with the new 100% natural soothing shaving soap. The enhanced formula includes Cape Aloe, Cape Kelp, and Baobab oil to help skin cells regenerate, prevent ingrown hairs and heal razor nicks fast. He’ll be thanking you for the perfect shave. Available at www.sheaterraorganics.com for $18.00.


Bobble makes an affordable and thoughtful gift for the active, on-the-go Dad. Bobble is an easy, eco-friendly and inexpensive way to stay hydrated while keeping single-serve plastic water bottle out of landfills. The reusable filter removes chlorine and organic contaminants from tap water, yielding a cleaner, crisper taste. Plus, it can be used up to 300 times before it needs to be replaced!

Bobble is available in 3 sizes, the original 18.5oz, a larger 34oz and a smaller 13oz. Bobbles retail at $9.95, $12.95 and $8.95 respectively. Bobble can be purchased in several retailers, including Target, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Crate & Barrel, Bed, Bath & Beyond and online at www.waterbobble.com.

3M™ TEKK Protection™ Digital WorkTunes™ Hearing Protector & AM/FM Stereo Radio

Whether it is jamming to his favorite music station, catching the ball game on the built in AM/FM Stereo Radio, or just listening to his tunes via his iPod, Dad can have a great time passing the time outside while keeping his ears safe from the harmful effects the volume of powers tools and lawnmowers can cause! Visit www.acehardware.com.


For the modern Dad, EvolutionMAN offers an amazing collection of men’s skincare staples with everything from shave cream, to exfoliant, to man-friendly cosmetics! Created by famed celebrity Groomer Marco Berardini, EvolutionMAN leaves Dad feeling clean, fresh, and fantastic without the use of harsh, toxic ingredients. For Father’s Day treats and one-of-a-kind gift sets, visit www.evolution-man.com.

Bento from Skip Hop

For the proud new daddy or expectant father, Bento is a sleek, functional diaper bag that will keep Dad organized when out and about with junior in tow. Designed from the ground up to be a total solution for today’s busy, multi-tasking families, the BPA-free Bento is not just a diaper bag. This innovative bag includes an insulated Mealtime Kit with Clix containers, which slides into a convenient compartment — keeping food in its own special place. The perfectly sized containers store snacks and more while the insulated cooler bag and perfect-fit freezer pack keep food fresh. Bento also features plenty of pockets for superior storage and organization, padded tote straps, an adjustable messenger strap and patented Shuttle Clips so that it can attach to any stroller. This amazing bag is perfect for Dad. (and Mom, too!) Available online at www.skiphop.com.

Sarasa Eco-Clip Retractable Pen

Every Dad needs a great pen, and for the eco-conscious father, the Sarasa Eco-Clip Retractable Pen by Zebra just makes sense! Made with 81% post-consumer recycled materials, the pen will quickly become dad’s favorite! It features a soft rubber grip, retractable tip, strong pocket clip, and a translucent barrel to provide ink supply visibility to easily refill when low. Plus, the packaging is made from 100% post consumer waste! For more information on Zebra Pen’s line of eco products, visit http://zebrapen.com/products/eco.