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WHY: 83% of us think sustainable travel is important and that starts with making lower-waste packing choices with recycled materials and responsible brands.
For avid adventurers or career-driven commuters, this first-class gift set for sustainable travelers is ready to arrive at destination: best gift ever. Includes:
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Santiago Zig Zag Woven Luggage Tag
Recycled Tire & Vinyl Passport Holder
Solid Cologne Balm Travel Tin – Open Skies Scent
Recycled Polyester Lightweight Packing Cubes – Set of 3
Versatile 2-In-1 Travel Pillow
Can be enjoyed as a u-shaped neck pillow, or a standard rectangular pillow!
Elliott Large Dopp Kit Bag in Waxed Canvas
Global Goods Partners
A 501(c)3 organization, Global Goods Partners is committed to providing sustainable jobs for women. They’ve partnered with several community-based organization to tap into the skill and artistry of their artisan partners.
All proceeds from their product sales go towards developing sustainable market access, training, and funding to help their partners thrive. To date, they’ve awarded more than $150,000 in grant funds to their partners.
The Duke Cannon Supply company is rooted in military history and continues to gain inspiration from active military soldiers. They are serious about their commitment to giving back to the men and women serving our country and a portion of their proceeds directly supports veteran causes.
Made in the USA.
For every item purchased through Ten Tree, the company plants 10 trees. The company has 20+ projects they are affiliated with and have planted trees in over 10 different countries. To date, they have planted 20 million trees and have a goal to plant 1 billion trees by 2030.
Ten Tree’s sustainability efforts extend beyond planting trees and they are ommitted to making their products using only fabrics and materials that are gentle on our resources and the planet. Whether it is organic cotton, recycled polyester, cork, or coconut; you can feel good about how your product is made, and what it is made with!
The company is B-Corp certified with an overall b-score of 124. They also promote fair labor practices and safe working conditions throughout their supply chain and their factories are Fair Trade and WRAP approved.
We chose Eagle Creek as our partner of choice due their fantastic efforts in sustainability.
Eagle Creek makes quality products and backs them with industry-leading warranties. Keeping gear out of landfills, and making product with as little impact on the planet as possible, is fundamental to their brand values and integral to their design process.
Their products are manufactured without toxic PVC plastics that contaminate the environment.
They use recycled PVB by harvesting windshield plastics from landfills on many of their products for a water-resistant coating that adds durability to their products.
The Eagle Creek ‘No Matter What’ warranty keeps their gear out of landfill.
More and more of their products are being made with BlueSign approved fabrics which lessens the negative impact on planet and people in the manufacturing process.
Also Eagle Creek has eliminated all plastics, including clamshells, inserts, and other materials from their packaging. Every piece of packaging contains 70% or more of post-consumer waste, which recycles discarded waste.
Alchemy Goods products proudly made in the USA. Manufacturers in the textile industry often order rolls of fabric every day to produce clothing and end up not using all of it, many times this unused material ends up in the landfill. The waxed canvas option in this toiletry bag is from overrun fabric rolls.
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