Tense Wooden Watches {Back to School Gift Guide}

The emergence and popularity of wood products in the fashion and gadget world has been incredible in recent years, to say the least. You s...

The emergence and popularity of wood products in the fashion and gadget world has been incredible in recent years, to say the least. You see these products everywhere! Wood watches, wood sunglasses, wooden bow ties and ties, wallets, clocks, etc. I think we have seen them all.  Although these wood products are very cool and fashion forward, they carry distinct environmental benefits that makes these products very sustainable and less harmful for the environment. 

Wood takes carbon out of the atmosphere and stores it within. Carbon emission in the atmosphere is argued as the reason for climate change around the world. Every time we burn fossil fuels such as gas, coal or oil, carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere. In a natural carbon cycle, carbon dioxide is re-absorbed by plants and trees. Wood stores the excess carbon that it receives from the air internally for the life of the product and by wearing or using a wooden product you are helping to remove these chemicals from the atmosphere. 

Since the bigger issue regarding climate change is carbon dioxide emissions, we need to do our part by burning less fossil fuel. For example, we should look into less energy-intensive ways to manufacture and produce goods. With this in mind, the process of production of wood products is extremely energy efficient, which gives wood a low carbon footprint. By purchasing a wooden product, you are indirectly endorsing the use sustainable manufacturing practices.

Do you know that wood is the only major building material that grows naturally and is renewable? Wood can be harvested and the area can be replanted with tree seedlings. Wood is also biodegradable and breaks down in the environment over time. When wood is no longer usable, it can be readily absorbed back into the earth. Although most wood products include other materials, it is still much better to than using a non-renewable material as your main source of material. 

I know you have seen someone wearing a wooden watch or a pair of wooden glasses. It just looks awesome. The aesthetic appeal of a natural wood product is unmatched. We are a little biased because we offer a product line of wooden watches and accessories, but it's the truth. Wood is the newest fashion trend and we are certain it is a trend to stay.

With the recent growth of sustainable fashion and current emphasis on Global Warming, Springbreak Wood Watches has released a product line of wooden watches there are edgy, fashionable, and affordable. Our watches are derived by sustainable maple wood and they look very similar to other high-end watches, but affordable, which is pretty cool.