An Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for the Graduates of 2023

An Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for the Graduates of 2023

Celebrate the successful graduate in your life with the perfect, earth-conscious graduation gift. EarthHero’s fun and fabulous gift guide is packed with unique, eco-friendly gifts for the class of 2023! Check out our top picks!

Congratulations, you did it! You survived late-night cram sessions, dodged countless pop quizzes, and conquered finals week like a boss. It’s time to toss those caps in the air and celebrate because you’re officially a graduate! And what better way to commemorate this monumental achievement than with an epic eco-friendly graduation gift?

Whether you’re a proud parent, a supportive friend, or a graduate treating yourself, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate graduation gift guide. So buckle up, get your party pants on, and let’s dive into some seriously fabulous and sustainable gift ideas to make your graduation day even more unforgettable!

Graduating often translates to getting the next phase of your life in order, and what better way to keep your desk organized, and your space beautiful, than with this Combo Wooden iPhone Charging Dock from Oakywood? Handcrafted from FSC Certified solid oak or walnut wood, this iPhone and Apple Watch charging dock keep your tech securely in place and easy to locate – all while charging it so you're ready to grab it and go!

image of a white desk with a wooden phone and watch charger next to a laptop


Does your graduate like to adventure out on camping trips, or just hang out with friends at a Sunday afternoon picnic? If so, they will definitely want this Sherpa Puffy Blanket by Rumpl in tow. Made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials, this insanely cozy blanket has been treated for anti-static, and has a DWR finish for stain and water resistance. This eco-conscious blanket is perfect for all adventures!

Image of person holding a rolled up Sherpa blanket standing in front of stacked wood


Hydration is never going out of style! What better way to keep the graduate from drying out than by gifting this kick-ass Wide-Mouth Water Bottle from Hydro Flask? This 32oz water bottle is made from 18/8 pro-grade stainless steel to ensure pure taste and no flavor transfer. It’s eco-friendly, BPA-free, and phthalate free. Let the graduate drink in the adventure with this awesome gift!

Image of a person holding a Hydro Flask water bottle in one hand and a surfboard in the other


While the graduate may no longer be toting textbooks around, backpacks are still an essential item for every phase of life. Help them show off their one-of-a-kind style by gifting this Repurposed Nylon Batac Backpack from Cotopaxi! Made from 100% repurposed nylon that was headed to the landfill by other factories, this backpack features a unique colorway unlike any other. The new graduate will shine bright with this playful and eco-conscious accessory!

Image of person walking outdoor with a colorful Cotopaxi backpack on


Help the recent graduate stay on track with their daily wellness goals by gifting them The Self Care Planner. This wellness planner lets you prioritize what’s important to you, setting yourself up for success. It includes a six-step personal self-care plan and allows you to track/plan your meals, mood, glasses of water, hours of sleep, and exercise routine. This planner is made in the U.S., is FSC certified, and will encourage the recipient to prioritize self-care.

Image of a dusty rose Self Care Planner


Still unsure what to give the graduate? An EarthHero Gift Card is the perfect solution. EarthHero has thousands of sustainable products the recipient can choose from, all assessed by our Sustainable Sourcing Methodology. Sometimes letting them decide is the best way to go!


This new chapter of life is full of optimism and excitement for all the graduates out there! We hope our gift guide has inspired you to find the perfect, sustainable gift for that very special graduate. Congrats, Class of 2023! You did it! Now go out and conquer the world.

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