Choosing birthday gifts for friends is tough enough, but especially for geeky friends who love all things techie. And on top of that, if it’s an ecofriendly geek, you have your work cut out for you! However, we have found some nice, green and geeky products, which your friend would definitely love. Check out some truly interesting ecofriendly nerdy stuff you can gift your geek friend:
Solar speakers will run continuously, as long as the sun shines and your friend can enjoy listening to music without worrying about the speakers being low on charge. The fact that they are water resistant makes them even more attractive.
Alarm clock that runs on water
As there’s hardly anyone who doesn’t need an alarm clock to push them out of bed, an alarm clock is a gift which is always appreciated. And this one is especially suited for green geeks, as it runs on water. Yep, no pollution causing batteries are required, as it uses only water which has to be changed every few months.
Solar pest and insect repellent
Instead of using chemicals to keep pest and chemicals from harming plants, you can give this solar power controlled repellent to your green-fingered nerd friend. This ecofriendly gadget can help to keep pests away from adored plants, both indoor and outdoor.
Don’t you just hate it when your wifi connection behaves erratically? Your friend would love this solar wifi which promises to provide uninterrupted internet, especially when there is no electricity or when your friend goes camping, far from the grid.
A perfect gift for an adventure lover, who loves spending time outdoors. This backpack soaks up the sun while hiking and trekking, and charges all gadgets, for example, tablets, laptops etc. And of course, it can store all gadgets and clothes and other necessities as well.
Recycled phone cases
This ‘Pela’ case is made from a biodegradable and recycled material, called ‘Flaxtic’. It is strong and sturdy and will biodegrade once you dispose it off. It can even be composted along with other household compostables. It is only for iPhone right now.
A recycled case which can be used by both iPhone and Android users, is the one made by Carved. It is made from recycled skateboards, and looks great too.
Hue Motion Sensing lights from Philips
We know geniuses are absent minded, and to help your forgetful geek friend conserve electricity and keep his/her bills down, you can gift this cool light system from Philips. With the help of wifi, your friend can control the color of the lights, and the motion sensors which detect whether a person is in the room or not, turns off the lights when it doesn’t detect any motion.
ReLeaf Antenna from Mohu
This cool antenna is actually made from cable boxes which were crushed. The packaging box can be used as a stand if your friend does not want to mount it on his wall. The antenna also contains 30% recycled cardboard, which makes it a really good ecofriendly gift.
Insight adapter from WeMO
After any device is plugged into this adapter, it can be controlled through the smartphone. Though, the best thing about it is that it can track the electricity consumption of any device that is plugged in it. Your friend can find out whether there is any device which is consuming a lot of electricity and replace it with an energy efficient one.
These hi-tech gadgets, which are ecofriendly as well, are perfect for your geeky friend, and if you give any one of these as a birthday gift, your gift will be much appreciated, for sure!