U.S. Ethical Shopping Guide

Lunch Boxes & Water Bottles

I was very excited to discover the lunch products I share with you below.  For years, I searched for ethically-made lunch boxes, water bottles and coffee tumblers, before finding these.  And not only are these sweatshop-free and eco-friendly, but each one you buy is also changing lives around the world.

Ten thousand villages tin lunch box, fair trade. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=lunch
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They sell cool fair trade lunch boxes and lunch bags. (To find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)

Prices: $25 - $50

Three Avocados coffee tumblers that give back to provide clean drinking water to those in need. https://www.threeavocados.org/collections/coffee-tumblers-mugs
Three Avocados

100% of proceeds of their "World Changing Coffee" are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world. They offer unique coffee tumblers, which give back. (I absolutely love my Three Avocados tumbler!)

Prices: $20

Mayan Hands crocheted water bottle holder. Fair trade. https://www.mayanhands.org/search?q=bottle
Mayan Hands

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They sale beautiful crocheted fair trade water bottle holders.

Prices: $10

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To find more ethical and eco-friendly lunch boxes and water bottles, keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page.​

Give a Damn Goods sustainable water bottle. https://giveadamngoods.com/collections/shop-sustainable-activewear-accessories
Give a Damn

“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer sustainable water bottles, made from 100% sugar cane, which are free from toxins and dishwasher safe.

Price: $35

WorldCrafts fair trade Thai lunch tote. https://www.worldcrafts.org/thai-lunch-tote-purple

"Develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They sell a beautiful purple Thai fair trade lunch tote.

Price: $37

Freedom's Promise lunch bags. Fair Trade and eco-friendly, made from recycled rice bags. http://www.freedomspromise.org/product-category/rice-bags/
Freedom's Promise

"A faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities." They sell durable, fair trade and eco-friendly lunch bags "uniquely handcrafted from recycled rice bags."

Prices: $12

Simple Switch The Powch. Eco-friendly drink or food pouch.
Simple Switch

They believe "it should be EASY to make a positive global impact with your every day purchases and gifts."  They sell eco-friendly lunch containers that give back, including drink/yogurt pouches and coffee tumblers.

Prices: $20 - $45

Hope Outfitters Vacuum Insulated Drink Bottle. Ethically made. https://www.hopeoutfitters.com/collections/shop-him/Accessories
Hope Outfitters

Ethically-made Christian apparel. 100% of the profits give back to charity. They also offer ethical water bottles and insulated drink bottles.

Prices: $15 - $25

Land of a thousand Hills Drink Coffee Do Good Stainless Steel Coffee Tumbler
Land of a Thousand Hills

Their mission "is to craft beautiful coffee, create purposeful work, and cultivate flourishing communities." They sell stainless steel coffee tumblers and​ travel pour over pouches to bring along.

Prices: $4 - $24


For more ethically-made lunch containers and water bottles, check out:



(Eco-friendly lunch box organizers and utensils, made in the USA from recycled materials!) 

Bella Luna's lunch boxes


(Eco-friendly, plastic-free lunch boxes, straws, bentos and more.)


(Eco-friendly lunch and drink containers.)

United by Blue

(Eco-friendly water bottles, travel cups and filters.)

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