A guest post by Jenn Breckenridge, a leader in the greening of Burning Man and the owner of Modern Local, an online green products store.

On the hunt for a truly spectacular Father's Day gift? Looking for something that says, "I love you and I really thought about you when I bought this." So you're thinking...socks? Underwear? Golf tees again?

Don't resort to the standard played out gifts of old. Take your Dad fully into the 21st century with the very latest in solar gadgets! Whether its for the Playa or the backyard these affordable solar powered gifs will help dads have fun, be functional, or get funky.

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If your charming Papa sweats like a pig in July, has a great sense of humor, and doesn't mind looking like a colossal nerd, you can keep him cool all Summer long with the amazing clip-on Solar Hat Fan. You won’t be sorry...Except when he wears it in public with you. Check it out at RealGoods.


 

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Great for fathers who love camping, clean tech, or saving money on electric bills- the Sabeco Solar Electric Shaver is both cutting edge and totally classic. This sustainably-powered razor is completely cordless and comes with a pop-up trimmer. You can order it from OutdoorGB.


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The top-of-the-line gift for any gadget-happy Dad is the Generator Solar Messenger Bag by Voltaic. With the Generator, he'll be able to power his phone, GPS, mp3 player, and even his laptop while he’s on the go, and look really cool while he's doing it. Find it on sale at ModernLocal.com.

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