Christmas is approaching faster than the impeachment of Trump... Yes! you read that right. So, if you're last minute shopping and wish to make an impact on others life and the environment, it's time to purchase with purpose. It's December and we're kicking off the 2017 Holidays countdown with our eco-conscious top picks gift guide. Here's 8 ethically made products and Fair Trade brands to get behind and make a difference.
Our 2017 Holiday Top Picks:
1- Mayamam Weavers (border wrap):
Mayamam Weavers create handwoven home goods and accessories for modern living, inspired by the rich colors and patterns and traditional weaving techniques of Mayan culture. To overcome poverty, the women came together to explore ways to provide jobs within their community, rather than migrate to the U.S. and separate their families. Since then, the cooperative has grown to 20 weavers and seamstresses, all earning fair trade wages while learning the skills to run a business.
Bamboo Straws Worldwide is an earth-minded lifestyle store focused on a conscious way of living. They have a variety of eco-conscious goodies from bamboo cutlery sets, bamboo straws and more. If you're into the zero waste, plastic free lifestyle, this is for you.
Sela Designs was founded by Ashley Becker who creates beautiful and handmade Eco-friendly jewelries. Her mission is to be able to change the world, one jewelry at a time by giving back 100% of the profits made to charities that works with orphans and families without hope.
Sabrina Sakosh is an environmentally conscious handbag and accessory company based in Montréal, Canada who offers products made from recycled paper such as newspapers and old unwanted magazines. All her products are 100% handmade, unique, original and one of a kind.
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5- Malia Designs:
Designed to Carry a Cause, Malia Designs is a socially Fair Trade and eco-friendly handbag and accessories company founded to increase economic opportunity for women in Cambodia and to support organizations that fight human trafficking in Southeast Asia.
Reusable bags for bread and bulk purchases that will make it easier for a zero waste lifestyle. 100% natural cotton handmade in Quebec. With these little eco gems, there's no more excuses to use plastic bags while grocery shopping.
Songa Designs International is a socially conscious lifestyle brand that celebrates the empowerment of women around the world by providing one job at a time to talented rural artisans who produce superior handmade jewelry accessories and handbags.
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