Doesn’t it feel good to buy a gift for someone or yourself and know that your purchase helps a greater cause? Many brands make it their mission to buy from artists in third world countries to help support their economies while other brands ensure fair trade standards to ensure fair labor laws while other brands sell items that are made from organic materials.
Isn’t it nice that doing good for the planet can be as simple as buying clothing, textiles or jewelry from the right brands? Here are 6 brands that sell amazing goods while supporting the health of our planet and its inhabitants:
Endangered Species Chocolate
Endangered Species Chocolate makes their bars with fair trade ingredients. They also support farmers in West Africa to ensure good working conditions and help their economy. In addition to being fair trade certified, Endangered Species Chocolate donates 10% of their profits to a variety of wildlife foundations.
Alternative apparel sells garments made from eco-friendly materials such as non-toxic dyes and the brand is passionate about fair labor. They sell comfy basic pieces, many of which, are made from recycled materials. And the best part? They are both earth and budget friendly.
Tom’s of Maine
Tom’s of Maine carefully sources all-natural ingredients while creating amazing toothpastes, deodorants and lip care products. They’re also very transparent about their ingredients and profits and donate back to the community.
Love Your Melon
Love Your Melon started simply by creating free hats for children battling cancer. Now they create beautiful and trendy hats that anyone can buy online and they donate HALF OF THEIR PROFITS to support children battling cancer.
Seventh Generation creates plant based and organic household products like paper towels and cleaning supplies. They take a lot of care in creating products that reduce their environmental impact while producing a variety of items even including detergent for sensitive skin.
TRI Vintage and Wares
Since this is our blog we have to explain that these are the types of brands who inspire us to continually do good. We source all of our jewelry, textiles, goods and clothing from artists in third world countries in order to stimulate their economies and help their families. We also carry a lot of organic and fair trade certified items as well. Check out our online store.
What is one of your favorite brand that gives back to the community or is committed to ethical practices? Share in the comments below!