Celebrate Earth Day with some of our favorite eco-friendly products! Organic cotton clothing is important because of the environmental impact. Conventional cotton uses harsh chemicals and pesticides that can contaminate water and seep into the soil.
Meet one of our newest brands empowering artisans in East Africa. Swahili Coast works with worker owned co-ops that use fair trade practices and have positive working environments, while focusing on bringing the incredible artistry and talents of East African Artisans to global markets.
As we transition into our spring wardrobe, don't forget about your furry friends! Yes, ethical dog clothing! Our partner brand Long Dog Clothing creates ethically made dog clothes right here in the USA. And they give 15% of their proceeds back to rescue dogs in need! Wonderful mission. My dog Jimmie loves his Long Dog Clothing. Here are two ethical dog accessories that make great transitional pieces from winter to spring.
Traveling for spring break? Check out these ethically made travel accessories encouraging consumers to travel in socially responsible style! Whether you're treating yourself or purchasing ethical travel gifts for your friends, we've got you covered.
Most of our purchases directly impact women, specifically in developing countries! By practicing conscious consumerism you can have a positive impact on women. Next time you go to purchase something ask yourself....does this item empower women? Was the lady in the garment factory paid a livable wage to make this item? Was she treated with respect? Purchase from brands who support women!
YES, we are out of quite a few sizes of our best selling Give a Damn tees! But fear not! We should have more in by the end of the month. If you have been eyeing the tee and we do have your size I would recommend snatching it up quickly! They've been selling like hot cakes at recent vendor fairs.
Give a damn about fair trade? Fair trades values people, economic empowerment, and the environment. Businesses, farms, and producers are able to apply for fair trade certification which allows a third party to verify their dedication to these values and fair trade principals.
Unfortunately this past month Haiti has experienced a lot of suffering and rioting. Haiti is near and dear to my heart because I went on a study abroad trip to this beautiful country. Here I witnessed hardworking people, beautiful souls who love unconditionally, poverty, and joyful smiles among suffering. That's why a lot of Give a Damn Goods brands benefit Haiti.
Small business owners are people too! And for that reason I'm taking a little break for a week. I'll be on vacation and since I'm a one woman show that means there will be a bit of a pause in shipping out orders.