For those of you interested in recycled and low-impact products for your techie gear, you may want to check out Solio's Tread line of handcrafted iPod cases made from recycled Colombian truck tires. The hardcore design combines heavy duty protection with style and functionality and costs between $30 and $35.
Solio's flagship product is a portable, solar battery charger system for use with almost all mobile techie gear, including cell phones, MP3 players, PDAs, portable game players, GPSs, and digital cameras. The Solio Universal Solar Charger, which retails for about $80, comes with an iPod connector and AC adapter and is available in white, silver, black and hot pink. [Solio]