15 Ethical and Fair Trade Gift Ideas Under $150 for Everyone on Your List

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Shopping for fair trade gifts just got a whole lot easier. As an online destination for ethically elevated goods, we source responsibly made goods across a diverse array of categories to make ethical shopping as simple as possible.

Let us help you find artisan-made and fairly traded goods for everyone on your list. In this curated guide, we’ve selected a few of our favorite fair trade gifts for her, for him, and for the home. 

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Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for the Home

1. Korissa Ula Mesh Basket Set in White — $99

This stylish and multifunctional seagrass and jute mesh basket set in white was sustainably handcrafted by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh. Use them to hold throw blankets, extra pillows, or as storage for trinkets or toys. 

KORISSA partners with artisans in Bangladesh and indigenous communities in Ecuador to provide educational and employment opportunities to traditionally marginalized groups. They primarily use jute, an affordable, pollution-free, and biodegradable natural fiber. KORISSA’s artisans are paid living wages and given health and education care opportunities.

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Ula Mesh Basket set in white

2. Azizi Life Zera Serving Tray — $85

This stunning and minimalistic serving tray is made from natural sisal fibers and forest grasses. Its shape and flat surface is the perfect size to carry glasses, coasters, and appetizers for all your hosting needs. 

Azizi Life is a women-owned and person of color owned company who is also a member of the Fair Trade Federation. All their artisans from cooperatives across Rwanda are paid living wages.

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zera serving tray

3. Coyuchi Reyes Waffle Blanket in Hazel — $148

Made from GOTS organic cotton, this waffle blanket features a unique texture while providing warmth and comfort. Coyuchi is a member of the Textile Exchange, a founding brand in the Sustainable Textile Coalition, and a supporter of the Chetna Organic Farming Cooperative. Their products are exclusively made from fair trade and earth-first manufacturers who use organic cotton and responsibly sourced linen.

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reyes waffle blanket

4. KAZI Gold + Silver Napkin Rings — $30

KAZI’s handwoven napkin rings can be given as part of a tabletop set with coordinating cloth napkins and placemats or on their own as a statement piece. Each set of napkin rings is woven from sisal and sweetgrass and colored with organic dyes

A member of the Fair Trade Federation, KAZI partners with artisans in rural Africa, paying fair wages and offering artisan development programs.

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Kazi Eco Friendly and Fair Trade Napkin Rings

5.  KAZI All Natural Teal Gourd Birdhouse — $38

Shopping for the bird lover in your life? Look no further than KAZI’s All Natural Teal Gourd Birdhouse! It’s hand-woven in Ghana using elephant grass and colored with organic dyes, ensuring the birds that inhabit this home won’t be exposed to harmful chemicals. 

KAZI is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and uses fair trade practices in their organization. Their products are made from locally sourced natural materials, native to Africa, that are readily available to their artisans — like natural fibers of sisal and sweetgrass. KAZI also reinvests their profits to alleviate poverty across rural Africa by developing training initiatives that teach farmers to become artisans and build upon existing craftspeople’s skill sets.

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Teal gourd birdhouse

6. LIKHÂ Cracked Mother of Pearl Coaster Set — $48

This dazzling iridescent mother of pearl coaster set is made in the Philippines at a World Fair Trade Organization certified workshop, ensuring healthy work conditions and that the master artisans who produce their products are adequately compensated for their work.

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Cracked mother of pearl coaster set

7. Casa Amarosa Velvet Round Throw Pillow in Pistachio Green — $79

This incredibly soft, ethically made round cotton throw pillow can be used as a decorative accent pillow or as an extra seat on the floor. Casa Amarosa is a women-led, POC-owned brand who works with artisans in India to make their chi and modern bohemian items. They work with Fair Trade Certified and Good Weave Certified partners to ensure fair wages and safe working conditions for their artisan partners. 

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velvet round throw pillow

Affordable Fair Trade Gifts for the Whole Family

8. Silk Road Bazaar Wool Baby Booties in Fish — $28.99

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cuter gift than these precious infant fish booties from Silk Road Bazaar! The mini house shoes are made with soft soles and sized for babies 0 to 12 months old.

All of Silk Road Bazaar’s booties are made from 100% locally sourced sheep’s wool by artisans earning fair wages in Kyrgyzstan.

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Wool Baby Booties that look like fish

10. Korissa Dora Jute Tote Bag in Pale Gray — $69

Stylish, functional, and a great everyday bag when you’re on the go, this handwoven jute bag is sustainably handmade by Fair Trade artisans in Bangladesh. KORISSA creates high-quality and timeless products with social and environmental responsibility in mind. Their artisans use heritage crafting techniques to make beautiful products from jute, an affordable, biodegradable, pollution-free natural fiber.

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dora jute tote bag

11. WVN Warm Up Hoodie and Old School Sweats — $108 and $98

For someone who loves loungewear, WVN’s hoodie and matching sweatpants are a perfect option. Available in Desert Palm, Heather Gray, and Black, these 100% GOTS organic pieces are ethically made in India.

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warm up hoodie and old school sweats

12. Looma Women’s Merino Wool Sock 4-Pack — $68

Made from Merino wool, these cozy socks keep your feet nice and warm while keeping away unwanted moisture. Looma exclusively uses premium, sustainably sourced GOTS certified 100% organic cotton for their products.

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merino wool sock pack

13. Coyuchi Men’s Dillon French Terry Jogger — $78

If you’re shopping for someone who appreciates comfortable loungewear, these jogger pants are the epitome of lofty softness and relaxation. It’s made from GOTS certified organic cotton and features an undyed drawcord along the waistband for the perfect fit. Coyuchi exclusively works with earth-first and fair trade manufacturers using responsibly sourced linen and organic cotton.

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dillon french terry jogger

14. Anchal Project Rainbow Colorblock Scarf — $72

Lightweight and made with GOTS-certified organic cotton, Anchal’s oversized scarf is an effortlessly elegant way to keep you warm and stylish. Each scarf is made by artisans in Ajmer, India, using techniques that bring a modern twist to the traditional art of Kantha quilting.

Anchal only uses eco-friendly dyes, natural fibers, and organic cotton to create its products. The company is also fair trade verified by the Fair Trade Federation.

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rainbow colorblock scarf

15. LIKHÂ Long Mother of Pearl Geometric Earrings — $35

Available in four gorgeous colors, these geometric mother of pearl earrings elevate any outfit it’s paired with. Each piece is hand-carved, cut, and polished by master artisans.

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long mother of pearl geometric earrings

BONUS: A Made Trade Gift Card

Still can’t decide what to get them? Let them choose with a Made Trade Handwritten Gift Card or Digital Gift Card

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