Elizabeth Magalski

Elizabeth began writing for Made Trade Magazine in 2019 and has covered topics from circular textile production to the resurgence of heritage textiles in Mexico. When she’s not diving into multi-layered sustainability topics on Made Trade Magazine she’s curating some of the best articles and gift guides on conscious living on her blog Conscious Life & Style.


Giving Tuesday Nonprofits To Support 2020

6 Nonprofits to Support on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday can be an opportunity to support communities that have been hardest hit by the pandemic. Check out the nonprofits the Made Trade team will be supporting this year.

Mata Traders Brand Spotlight

Uncommonly Vibrant Clothing Crafted with Heritage Techniques: Meet Mata Traders

Meet Mata Traders: a fair trade fashion brand with uniquely printed, colorful clothing made ethically by artisans working in cooperatives in India and Nepal using heritage crafts, such as block printing.

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10 Loungewear and Pajama Gifts for Staying Comfy in Style

From buttery soft modal joggers to loose fitting organic cotton tops, there’s something for every cozy connoisseur in this guide.

Hanukkah Gift Guide 2020

8 Unique and Thoughtful Hanukkah Gift Ideas

An ethical, sustainable gift for every night and for everyone on your list this Hanukkah.

Eco Friendly Baby And Toddler Gifts

10 Fair Trade, Eco-Friendly Baby and Toddler Gifts for the Littlest Ones in the Family

Find adorable, eco-friendly baby gifts with this guide to sustainably-made games, toys, clothing and accessories for infants and toddlers.

Sustainable Vegan Gifts

10 Exceptional Eco Vegan Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

From vegan leather clutches to throws made from recycled materials, we’ve found the best animal-free gifts that are sure to wow.

Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

15 Ethical and Sustainable Holiday Gifts for Her That She’ll Treasure for Years to Come | 2020 Edition

We pulled out all the stops with our best selection ever of sustainable and conscious gifts for her.

Katie Mudd tan and yellow stoneware sipper cups

A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics, Part II: Ceramic Techniques and Glazes to Know

Learn the basics of ceramics with this guide to the three main types of pottery techniques and three most common glazes.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics: Stoneware vs. Porcelain vs. Earthenware

Read on to discover the differences between stoneware, porcelain, and earthenware and how to know when a ceramics piece is truly high quality.

Ethical and Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts

15 Ethical and Sustainable Jewelry Gifts for a Shining Holiday

We’ve curated jewelry for the minimalist, the naturalist, and for the lover of statement pieces. Whoever is on your list, we’ve got you covered.


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