It's August, meaning that school is officially on on the horizon. We want you to walk the hallways feeling confident, and what better way to feel good than to look good and do good? We've listed some of our favorite fair trade back to school products to make sure you (or your child, or your sibling!) has the best year possible. Take a look below and tag or tweet us at @GlobalGoods with your favorite fair trade back to school sales!
Our handmade Th(E) Bracelets are a must have back to school accessory. Every sixteen bracelets pays for one year of school for a girl in rural Guatemala. Wear your newfound appreciation for education on your sleeve with this stylish accessory!
If you're looking to add some whismy to your year our bead and wire wrapped keychains are perfect for you. Handmade in South Africa, the intricate beadwork and tightly coiled wire make these beaded keychains truly unique. Make sure you and your family can stay organized with the keychain that matches their style, like our prancing unicorn or our goofy animals!
The best way to finish a semester strong is to start it strong! Take notes and stay organized with our eco-friendly notebooks. Our Newspaper Journals are handmade from recycled materials and our Natural Dye Fabric Journals are created using organic cotton and coconut shell pieces. Pick a color or style for each class to stay coordinated!
Regardless of age, the perfect bag is a must have for starting the school year right. If you know a tot that's just starting schooling, our Felt Barnyard Puppet Bag will comfort them with a sweet and silly presence. If you're headed bag to high school or college, our Handloomed Ikat and Leather Handbag is the perfect size to hold your laptop, notebooks, and more! (If you're into more classic color combos, see it in black here).
One thing that's easy to forget once school rolls around is relaxation! Make sure you take a moment for yourself every day by lighting up one of our beautiful homemade candles. Our Handmade Pillar Candle features beautiful geometric designs from Swaziland, while our Hammered Copper Candle comes with a reusable decorative vessel.