Fair Trade / Ethically Made Everyday Favorites


August 23rd, 2017

This is by no means complete but these are my go-to sources for every-day purchases. Fair trade does not have to always mean expensive though it usually has some price premium. As I’m trying to live low on the consumption scale, most of my  purchases are consumables or clothing.

You can probably presume that if something is made in the USA or Western European countries that items are ethically made because of existing minimum wage and worker safety requirements.

TEA

Many at the groceries: Equal Exchange, Republic of Tea, Trader Joe, Equal Exchange

Even my gift-giving is of consumable or everyday items, I just found these elephant tea tins:

CLOTHING

Everyday basics for ladies (& a few for men) at Fair Indigo

ZeroWaste Daniel is using scraps from clothing manufacturers to make fashion-forward wear.


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