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Eco-Friendly Wood Watches with a Positive Purpose

sustainable watchesAre you in the market for a new watch?  I recently found out about these neat eco-friendly watches called SpringBreak Wood Watches.  They've got a real unique look to them and the main material for the watch is sustainable, maple wood.

This eco-friendly start-up was created by a recent veteran and recent MBA graduate, who were also fraternity brothers in North Carolina.  

Explained co-founder K. Andrews:  "We felt the watch industry was lacking originality and wanted to create a watch that would appeal to self-expressive individuals and watch enthusiasts, with the added benefit of not negatively impacting the environment."

It took a few years for the founders to create the design and settle on making the watches out of wood.  “We brainstormed on the idea of using stone, plastic, and other materials, but wood stood out to us because of its naturally attractive appeal and it's abundant eco-benefits.” Since they use wood instead of plastic, the SpringBreak watches have a low carbon footprint.  Plus, they are affordable compared to other stylish, high-end watches.

On top of being sustainable, SpringBreak Wood Watches pledges to donate $2 dollars to the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks for every wood watch sold.  This is not a campaign or temporary marketing strategy.  As long as SpringBreak is in existence, they will donate the money.  

If you're in the market for a new watch, check out SpringBreak.