Keep on Giving: 7 Gifts From B Corps Based on the U.S. East Coast

November 28, 2023

A Local B Corp Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season shop for your friends and family from local B Corps based on the U.S. East Coast. In this gift guide, you’ll find a mix of food and beverages, household items, and more. Not only does this list highlight some wonderful B Corps, we’ve also indicated which are small businesses, Black-owned, AAPI-owned, Indigenous-owned, and women-owned. Feel good about choosing them for the loved ones on your gift list.

Gimmeback Gift Wrap

Circularly | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business, LGBTQIA-Owned

Price: $15-$29 USD, unavailable in Canada 

Circularly focuses on creating strategies that address the full lifecycle of a physical product. GimmeBack Gift Wrap is a reusable gift wrap made from textile waste. The gift wrap addresses two areas of waste: the 2 million pounds of conventional gift wrap that goes to the landfill each year in the U.S. and the 34 billion pounds of textile waste generated in the country annually.

The Community Spirit Vodka + Cocktail Book

The Community Spirit Vodka | United States 


Price: $32 USD, $43 CAD 

The Community Spirit Vodka is a purpose-led spirits brand committed to elevating and strengthening communities for a more socially just world. To date, Community Spirit has donated almost a quarter of its revenue to nonprofits. The gift pack includes a 750-milliliter bottle of Community Spirit Vodka and a special cocktail book. The book was created through a partnership with eight mixologists across the country and features recipes and stories that celebrate their work to uplift their communities. Available at Total Wine & More plus regional retailers ABC Liquors, Specs Liquors, Fossil Creek Liquors, Goody Goody Liquors, BevMo, Albertson’s Grocery, and Binny’s Liquors.

Eco-Bags String Bag Set 5

Eco-Bags | United States 

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $55.96 USD, not available in Canada 

Since its inception in 1989, Eco-Bags has pursued a mission to show the world that one small decision can make a huge impact. Its 100% cotton reusable bags eliminate the need for single-use bags. They are made in facilities certified by Social Accountability International, ensuring that their production meets rigorous social standards. This set includes five long-handled string bags that are machine washable and come in three color options. Find Eco-Bags at Whole Foods or The Fresh Market.

Starlit Night Hoodie

Happy Earth | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $78 USD, $106 CAD

This Happy Earth hoodie is made from premium organic cotton and printed seam-to-seam with non-toxic, water-based inks. This Fair Trade hoodie is made from 100% GOTS organic cotton in a facility that is run on solar power and utilizes a closed-system water recycling process. The Fair Trade designation means the people who create it are guaranteed fair wages and safe working conditions.

Costa Rica Finca El Desafio

Joe Bean Coffee | United States 

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $20 USD, $ 27 CAD

To accomplish its mission — coffee that lifts everyone — Joe Bean Coffee looks for long-term farming partners dedicated to quality production, sustainable farming, and leadership within their communities. For three generations, the Ureñas family of Costa Rica has demonstrated and taught others how to grow coffee in a way that protects the land and ensures a thriving business. A 2023 Good Food Award Winner and 2023 Golden Bean Medal Winner, Finca El Desafio, grown by the Ureñas family, has notes of plum, mandarin orange, banana, and rose. Available at Whole Foods.

More Than Words: Communications Practices of Courageous Leaders

Mission Partners | United States

Small Business, Women-Owned

Price: $16.95 paperback, $26.68 hardcover USD, $22.87 paperback, $36.80 hardcover CAD

Invite colleagues to join an emerging community of practice and become a powerful agent of positive change with More Than Words. This book offers insights from social impact communication experts and practical tools for becoming a more authentic, inclusive, and connected communicator. Each purchase also supports Mission Partners’ national education initiative, committed to shifting $2.5 million to Black-led and women-led organizations by 2025.

Shampoo and Body Cleansing Bar

Mustela USA | United States 

Price: $12.50 USD, not available in Canada 

For decades, Mustela has been making body care products using plant-based ingredients and green technologies that respect people and the environment. The shampoo and body cleansing bar creates a light and creamy foam that nourishes hair and skin and is free of fragrance, soap, preservatives, silicone, and sulfated surfactants. Use the store locator to find Mustela products near you.

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