14 Best Eco-Friendly and Fair Trade Stocking Stuffers

Proving that stocking stuffers can still be thoughtful, we've curated 10 of our favorite petite-sized — but exceptionally-made — gifts available on Made Trade in this eco-friendly and fair trade stocking stuffer gift guide.

This guide features sustainable and responsibly-made accessories, jewelry, and home goods to ensure you'll find something for anyone on your list this Christmas and holiday season. We've sorted stocking stuffers by price so there’s an option for every budget. To explore more gifts on Made Trade, check out our Gifts Collection.

Stocking Stuffers Under $50 

1. Tightrope Stoneware Cup

This unique hand-thrown cup from Tightrope is perfect for elevated, conscious sipping—whether it be tea, cocktails, or infused water. All of Tightrope's products are made in small batches at their Brooklyn, New York workshop from sustainably-sourced materials, eco-friendly finishes and mindful production practices. 

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Tightrope handmade cup - eco-friendly stocking stuffer

2. Jenni Earle Be Brave Bandana

A versatile piece that can be worn as a headband, a necktie, or wrapped around the strap of a bag, Jenni Earle’s handmade bandanas will be well-worn gifts. Each bandana uses 100% USA-grown cotton and is screen printed with natural dyes. All bandanas are made in the Carolinas by employees earning living wages for their work. Simple and stylish — what’s not to love!

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Jenni Earle bandana eco friendly stocking stuffer

3. Son of a Sailor Wangari Stud Earrings in Bronze

An elevated take on a classic, these studs are the perfect everyday earrings for the minimalist. Son of a Sailor's uniquely handmade jewelry and other goods are all made by a small group of makers in their studios in Austin and San Marcos, Texas.

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Son of a Sailor stud earrings - eco-friendly stocking stuffer

Stocking Stuffers Under $100

4. Slash Objects Gris Rubber Coasters

An excellent gift for friends or family that like to host, these Slash Objects coasters are made from recycled rubber and brass sourced from local US-based manufacturers. Each of Slash Objects pieces is made with consideration and attention to detail in Brooklyn, New York by makers earning living wages.

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Slash Objects coasters - sustainable stocking stuffer

5. Bloom and Give Lina U Pouch

Bloom and Give's artisan-made pouch is a multi-functional bag for your on-the-go friends or family members. The handwoven, hand-loomed cotton piece can be used as a travel organizer, coin purse, or cosmetic bag. This beautiful pouch was slowly and mindfully made by tribal women in Nagaland, India using a traditional back-strap loop.

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Bloom and Give pouch - fair trade stocking stuffer

6. L.Greenwalt Jewelry Unison Geometric Ring

This striking architectural ring from L.Greenwalt is handmade in Portland using responsibly-sourced brass. The piece pairs beautifully with L.Greenwalt's other statement rings and other jewelry, but minimalists can also wear this ring alone for a touch of elegant shine.

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L.Greenwalt Rings - sustainable stocking stuffers

7. HOZEN Piñatex Card Pouch

HOZEN's card pouches are the perfect size for carrying cards, cash, coins, and small essentials like mints and lip balm. The pouches are made from Piñatex, an innovative sustainable fabric made from discarded pineapple leaves. Each pouch also features organic cotton and recycled plastic lining and recycled plastic zippers, making them the ultimate eco-friendly stocking stuffer. 

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HOZEN pinatex pouch - eco friendly stocking stuffers

8. Hathorway Vui Mung Geometrical Buffalo Horn Pendant Necklace

This playful, yet sophisticated, geometric necklace from Hathorway is an eco-luxe stocking stuffer. Each piece is thoughtfully designed and assembled in the U.S. using upcycled buffalo horn by makers earning fair wages. Because of the nature of buffalo horns and of handmade goods, the necklaces have slight variations, making every piece special.

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Hathorway ethically made necklace - fair trade stocking stuffer

9. Son of a Sailor Veg-Tan Indigo and Aqua Leash and Matching Collar

All the dog owners on your list are sure to adore the super sleek and stylish dog accessories from Son of a Sailor! Each piece is handmade in Texas with exceptional attention to quality using responsibly-sourced vegetable-tanned leather. The brand's collars and leashes come in multiple color variants, so you can find a matching set or feel free to mix and match. (Add in an ultra-chic leather waste bag for an added bonus to this doggy gift set.)

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Sustainable vegetable tanned leather dog leash and collar

10. Rose & Fitzgerald Soapstone Candle

Rose & Fitzgerald's gorgeous soapstone candle is an exquisite accent piece in any space. And, it smells as lovely as it looks! The Balsam & Citrus scented natural USA-grown soy wax candle has notes of wild berries, mandarin, apple, cinnamon, clove, and pineapple. When the candle has been used the soapstone cup becomes a stunning vessel with multiple uses around the home.

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Rose and Fitzgerald candle - fair trade stocking stuffer

11. Iron Oxide Crystal Spinner Necklace - Rose Quartz

This beautiful necklace from Iron Oxide features a cut and polished rose quartz crystal on a 30-inch gold or silver chain. Rose quartz is known as the "love stone", making this piece a truly special gift for your loved ones this holiday season. 

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Iron Oxide necklace - sustainable stocking stuffers

Stocking Stuffers Under $150

12. Son of a Sailor x Sertodo Copper Mug and Sleeve Set

This mug and sleeve set works great for both cold or hot drinks and can be used at the home bar or taken on a picnic. The copper cup is handmade by artisans from 100% recycled copper and the sleeves are crafted in Texas from vegetable-tanned leather.

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Son of a Sailor mug and sleeve set - fair trade stocking stuffers

13. Kyrgies Women's Tengries Slippers and Men's Tengries Slippers

Kyrgies Tengries Slippers are the ultimate stocking stuffer for a hygge holiday! Each pair of slippers is handcrafted using heritage techniques by women artisans in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan who earn fair wages and work in a women-owned factory. These tengries slippers are not only super cozy and warm, but they feature a midsole orthopedic sole for extra comfort as well.

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Women's kyrgies slippers - fair trade stocking stuffers

14. CDMX Napkin Rings in Black Marble (Set of 6)

We can't think of a more chic way to set the table than with CDMX's hand-cut marble napkin rings! The sleek set of 6 napkin rings was handmade by skilled artisans in Mexico who set their own prices for their work. To complete the set, we recommend Coyuchi's Linen Napkins or Ichcha's Organic Cotton Napkins.

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CDMX napkin rings - fair trade stocking stuffers 

BONUS: Made Trade Gift Card

Can't decide on a gift? Let them choose with a Made Trade gift card or digital gift card.

Made Trade Gift Card for Fair Trade and Eco Friendly Stocking Stuffers

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