Fair Trade Tees a Reality for Socially-Conscious Orgs

Fair Trade, Organic Tees Are A Great Option For Companies Large And Small

11/15/2011 - 6:03 PM

Companies and organizations across the country are seeking fair alternatives to conventional cotton tees. Thanks to our partners at HAE Now, a leading provider of organic and Fair Trade Certified organic cotton blanks, it's easier than ever to make your organization's logo t-shirts, uniforms and event tees Fair Trade Certified. Making the switch supports your organization's mission while supporting cotton farmers and their communities. We're excited to highlight some of the great groups that have taken the step towards supporting sustainable futures by printing on Fair Trade Certified tees.


HAE Now is committed to protecting our planet through organic farming. Not only are they committed to care for wildlife and the earth, but farm workers and their families as well. They offer a wide variety of Fair Trade Certified and organic tees for purchase on their  Like HAE Now on Facebook to keep up with new products, discounts and t-shirt giveaways.

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Growing Up Wild is a small, homegrown, organic, baby clothes company run by Kelly Engel. Each design is hand-drawn and then hand-pulled through silk screen techniques onto HAE NOW Organics Fair Trade Certified™ cotton tees and onesies. Find Growing Up Wild on Facebook.

“Growing Up Wild is more than just the organic label that many of my clothes carry. It is about creating quality items that are good to your baby and good to our planet.” –Kelly Engel, Growing Up Wild

Refuge of Light is an organization committed to helping girls who have been victims of sex trafficking. Refuge of Light is using HAE NOW Fair Trade shirts to promote their cause. These shirts are being sold on their website to raise money to establish a safe home for these young girls. Learn more about how you can help by visiting their website

Bohemia Printing is a water-based printing company that uses pure mineral inks. With over thirty years in art production and screen printing, Bohemia Printers continues to take big steps towards a greener future.

HAE Now Olympian style shirts are our Favorite Tees to print on - the best fabric, and our customers adore them.” - Aj Fischer, Bohemia Printing

MotherTongues is committed to values such as fair trade, cultural sensitivity, ecological sustainability and economic justice. Each sale supports local and national organizations. Visit their website to view and purchase their Fair Trade Certified t-shirts that celebrate culture through life-affirming words:


Wild Child Tie Dyes is home to bright, color-fast tie dyed clothing and accessories, including a large selection of infant and children’s styles. All of the dying is done by hand using Fair Trade and organic cotton t-shirts.

Fair Trade San Diego is a volunteer group that promotes the use of Fair Trade products and offers a number of educational events each year.  Their most recent purchase of t-shirts from HAE Now will be used in a Fair Trade Town Campaign in La Mesa California.


Adventure Unlimited Ranches is a summer camp located in Buena Vista, Colorado. They use HAE Now tees as uniforms for their staff as well as providing them for purchase by all campers.

Habitat For Humanity is excited to use HAE Now t-shirts for their volunteer uniforms. Volunteers from Lakewood United Methodist Church in Houston, wear their shirts with pride at a building event for Habitat for Humanity-Northwest Harris County, Texas.


The Shenipsit Striders, a running club based in Connecticut, has been using HAE Now for 5 years.  Each year, the club prints tees to sell at their trail races where they raise money to donate to organizations that protect forests and wildlife habitats.

Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate uses HAE Now tees to promote its organic and rainforest grown Yerba Maté. These shirts can be seen on sponsored athletes and musicians and are also for sale on their website and in their Facebook store.

And in addition to including Fair Trade Certified ingredients in its ice cream, Ben & Jerry's uses Fair Trade Certified t-shirts for Scoop Shops and national marketing campaigns.

Follow this link to learn more about companies that are part of the Fair Trade Certified Apparel & Linens Program.



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