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.


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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.

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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.

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

Find cute, safe, eco-friendly baby gifts with this guide to sustainably-made games, toys, clothing, and accessories for infants and toddlers. See the full guide on Made Trade Magazine.

Sustainable Kitchen Products

12 Ethical and Eco-Friendly Cooking Essentials for a Sustainable Kitchen

Find the ethical and eco-friendly kitchen products you need — from aprons to salad bowls — for cooking, baking, and serving food sustainably in this guide.

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25 Ethical and Eco-Friendly Wedding Gifts for the Conscious Couple

Made Trade’s wedding registry is the perfect resource for the conscious consumer looking to fill their home with ethical and eco-friendly goods. Here are our favorite wedding gift picks for a conscious registry!

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The Right Sheets Can Lead to a Restful Night’s Sleep | A Guide to Sustainable Bedding Materials

We dive deep into the properties of organic cotton, linen, Tencel eucalyptus, and bamboo lyocell so you can upgrade your bedding with confidence.

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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.

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These 3 Brands Have the Softest, Comfiest Sustainable Underwear

This sustainable underwear shopping guide features sustainable and organic underwear brands: Knickey, Thunderpants, and Mary Young.


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