Ethical and Sustainable Gift Ideas
Sustainable and Ethical Christmas Gifts
Christmas is just around the corner! If you are an early bird shopper and really interested in gifts that are sustainable and give back you have come to the right place!
This is a comprehensive gift guide to all things ethical, sustainable, fair trade and eco-friendly.
Gifts That Give Back
Fighting Poverty in Calgary
Jewelry That Gives Back
This Christmas Alora is collaborating with the Mustard Seed to alleviate poverty in Calgary, Canada. With their new "Angels of Love" collection, Alora and the Mustard Seed are encouraging people to do good deeds by purchasing a jewelry piece and sharing the message with someone special in their life who would benefit from the message. Not only does this collection encourage acts of kindness, but $10.00 from the sale of each piece of jewelry goes to the Mustard Seed for their program use.
Fighting Poverty Globally
Unique Global Gifts
Jameela personally loves Plan Canada. They come up with the best gifts to give family at Christmas time. You can purchase anything from a $10 bed net to a $75,000 school! The best part about these gifts is that they positively impact more than one person on the world.
Shop their gifts here
Supporting Human Trafficking Victims
Handbags that give back
The Tote Project supports survivors of human trafficking all over the world through the sale of simple yet useful and fashionable accessories. They have the cutest totes and clutches that would make the perfect gift for someone in your life. 20% of the proceeds go to Two Wings, a non-profit organization that uses education, mentoring and life coaching to empower at risk youth and survivors of sex trafficking to pursue their dreams.
Sustainable Christmas Gifts
Sustainable Unisex Gifts
There are some really great upcycled gifts that you can purchase this Christmas. On our list is this bag that is made from old seatbelts. Each bag is one of a kind and will last a lifetime!
Upcycled Wine Bottle Candles
Who doesn't love the ambiance of candles. What makes these candles awesome is that they are poured into recycled win bottles!
Sustainable Sheet Sets
If you have someone in your life that just moved or is renovating, consider these eco-sheets as a Christmas Gift. These sheets are a sustainable and healthy line of luxury linens!
Fair Trade Christmas Gifts
Fair Trade Home Decor and Fashion Gifts
Fair Trade Pillow CoversThese pillow covers are made using traditionally hand-woven textiles. Each piece comes with their own history and cultural backgrounds, which are unique to the place the piece was woven. This makes the perfect gift for the person in your life that is obsessed with home decor or the person that needs a bit more color and excitement in their lives!
Fair Trade Scarves
These scarves are inspired by the rich culture, vibrant colours and century old techniques of Ethiopia. All the scarves are handmade using locally sourced, and where possible organic and recycled, materials.
Handmade, Fair Trade Picture Frame
Know someone who just had a new baby? This picture picture frame is perfect for them to display their new bundle of joy! Made of beautiful carved, dyed, ethically sourced bone arrow points in a mosaic chevron pattern.