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Everyday Gift Guide: Graduation

Graduation is such a special time where friends and family come to celebrate the accomplishments of someone they love. For the graduate, it’s a time for relishing in their hard work and for looking to the future for something bright and exciting. It can also be a stressful time, possibly filled with job searches, cross-country moving, and all-around big life changes. While you can’t help the graduate solve all of their problems, you can make their transition a little easier with a bit of preparation.

Look to see what our team chose as the perfect gifts for your favorite graduate, whatever life may have in store for them.

Cotopaxi Del Dia Quince Laptop Sleeve

Cotopaxi Del Día Quince Laptop Sleeve on EarthHero

The Cotopaxi Del Dia Quince Laptop Sleeve is a stylish way to add color and flair to any business meeting or interview. Made with 100% repurposed nylon, each and every laptop sleeve features a unique colorway unlike any other. Plus, it’s lined with fleece on the inside to keep your laptop safe and protected. Beyond using repurposed materials, each laptop sleeve donates 1% to world-changing non-profits worldwide!

Dream Big Graduation Cards from Tree-Free Greetings on EarthHero

Dream Big Graduation Cards

A great way to show someone you care about them is by writing them a card! With the Dream Big Graduation Cards from Tree-Free Greetings, you’ll have what you need to offer your best advice and wish them luck. Made from 100% post-consumer recycled cardstock, these graduation cards help protect the environment and keep paper out of the landfill. It’s also worth noting that the cards are printed in the USA with solar power and without chlorine, ensuring they can be recycled at the end of their life!

Combo Wooden iPhone Charging Dock

Combo Wooden iPhone Charging Dock from Oakywood on EarthHero

For the graduate looking to organize their tech life, the Combo Wooden iPhone Charging Dock by Oakywood is the ideal gift. Perfect for charging their iPhone and Apple Watch, it also serves as a beautiful piece of decor. Not only that but this charging port is made with FSC-certified solid oak or walnut so it’s sustainable and kind to the environment. Oakywood also plants 1 tree for every purchase made — how cool!

EarthHero - Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers

Fibershed by Rebecca Burgess

For the avid reader, or for the graduate looking to learn more about climate activism, look no further than Fibershed by Rebecca Burgess. This book delves into the sustainability of various fabrics, dyes, and textile production methods and is perfect for anyone looking to curate a “green closet” or simply learn more about the industry. This book is also printed chlorine-free on recycled paper and with vegetable-based inks!

55L Carry-On Duffle Bag

 55L Carry-On Duffle Bag from United By Blue on EarthHero

The 55L Carry-On Duffle Bag from United By Blue is the perfect bag for any world traveler or graduate always on the run. Whether going on a weekend trip or heading to the gym after work, this duffle bag is ideal with its numerous inner and outer pockets and comfortable shoulder strap. Plus, it’s made with recycled materials (yes, including the zipper!) so you can feel good about this purchase too!

Bamboo Sateen Sheet Set by Ettitude  on EarthHero

Bamboo Sateen Sheet Set

Who doesn’t need comfy bedsheets? The Bamboo Sateen Sheet Set by Ettitude is a great way to show your graduate how much you care about them and their comfort. This sheet set is breathable and moisture-wicking given the incredible properties of bamboo lyocell! Not only that, but bamboo production (as opposed to conventional cotton production) requires much less water and energy to make. With a fitted sheet, flat sheet, and two pillowcases, your graduate will be well on their way to sleeping in paradise!

Wide Mouth Water Bottle

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Water Bottle 32oz on EarthHero

Everyone needs a water bottle! As a busy society, we’re always on the move. Your graduate is no exception. This Wide Mouth Water Bottle from Hydro Flask offers just the right amount of support. Not only can it be easily tossed into a backpack or purse, but it can also be lugged around with the handle for longer hikes or bus commutes. Plus, its TempShield™ insulation keeps hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours and cold drinks cold for up to 24 — no condensation required! For the nature lover, Hyrdo Flask partners with Parks for All so each purchase supports public green space maintenance.

Graduation can be such an incredible time to get together with loved ones and celebrate hard work. We hope our list was useful in getting your favorite graduate what they need to take the next steps. For more ideas, we invite you to check out more of our graduation gift ideas here! Happy shopping!

Finally, be sure to also check out the remaining blogs in our ‘Everyday Gift Guide’ blog series.

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