Satisfy everyone on your gift list with these ethically sourced presents for men, women and children. From fair trade gifts for pet lovers to Christmas ornaments that brighten up your home for the Christmas season, these sweatshop-free, organic and USA-made gifts bring joy to friends and family while supporting communities and healing the planet.
USA-made gifts from Green 3 Apparel include clothing made from recycled materials, cuddly throws that kids will adore and cute purses that add eco-friendly flair to any ensemble. Sleepwear by BedHead is another option when it comes to American-made gifts. Cropped pajama sets and glamorous slips in retro-inspired patterns are certain to become bedtime favorites.
If your holiday plans involve playing Secret Santa, slip a fun metal Christmas ornament from Pilgrim Imports into your coworker's stocking. With themes ranging from cute animal ornaments to traditional holiday decorations, these handmade ornaments are crafted to appeal to a wide variety of personalities. Pretty necklaces, bracelets and earrings from Imagine Jewelry let you give a unique gift that your recipient will be proud to show off.
For welcoming a new baby or exchanging gifts with a close friend who happens to be an expectant mother, seek out adorable booties and plush animals from the Joobles collection. These fair trade gifts for baby are all made with organic cotton, so you need not worry about exposing baby to pesticides or harsh chemicals. Pet lovers will appreciate whimsical animal-themed decor from Oxidos, especially since each metal piece is handmade by Colombian artisans who are fairly paid. Reusable shopping bags from Omnisax, ultra-practical wallets and tablet sleeves from Alchemy goods, and card cases from Fluffy Co are other ethically responsible gift ideas.
Each time you give fair trade or USA-made gifts, it's another chance to introduce friends and family to sustainable, socially responsible living. By opting for presents that give back to the planet, you lead by example.