Good Giving: 40 Under $40, pt. 6


Here it is, the last of the 2011 Well Spent Holiday Gift Guide posts. In case you haven’t been following along: 40 items, all socially responsible, and all under $40.




Polar Extreme Merino Socks
71% merino wool / 21% nylon / 7% polyester / 1% Lycra
Made in USA
Best Price: 3 for $9.99 at Go Athletic Apparel




SAS Survival Handbook
Publisher’s description: “The internationally bestselling SAS Survival Handbook is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: being prepared, making camp, food, first aid and disaster survival.”
Best Price: $13.49 at Go Hastings




Pocket Square Clothing Pocket Squares
Various materials, including cotton and wool
Made in California
Best Price: $15.00 at Pocket Square Clothing




Organic Bamboo Grow Pots
Certified organic herbs and soil
Handmade bamboo pot
Lacquered lid / saucer
Made in USA
Best Price: $17.00 at Blue Stone Garden




Hatha Krama Scarves
Made from materials that are “wildcrafted, cultivated through sustainable methods, or are taken from post-consumer recycled natural resources”
Dyed using natural colorants derived from indigenous trees and shrubs
Woven, cut and sewn Thailand
Best Price: $25.00 and up at Hatha Krama




Chii Designs Pencil Case
Vegetable-tanned cowhide
Hand stitched in England
Best Price: $37.00 at Chii Designs




Handcrafted Tree Swing
Yellow Pine wood
Made in North Carolina
Best Price: $39.00 and up at Deron and Helen’s Favorites