Hang Around In These Sustainable & Fair Trade Hammocks
Hammocks for Camping—Or Lounging At Home
Does anything scream “out of office” like a hammock? The ultimate in R&R, hammocks are the perfect way to spend a Sunday, camp overnight, or sunbathe at the beach. Whatever your vibe, these sustainable and fair trade options—many of which are responsibly made by Indigenous artisans and using time-honored traditions—are sure to be winners.
Go ahead and enjoy a sustainable swing—we promise not to send you any work emails. Just don’t forget your sunnies!
1. Shaman Fashionista
Based In | Nanaimo, Canada
Materials | Canvas
Ethics | Handmade by Indigenous artisans, made-to-order, carbon-neutral shipping
Price | $70-$100
Ana Jost is the Peruvian Canadian designer behind Shaman Fashionista. Inspired by her own Indigenous roots, Ana partners with a local co-op in Lima and works exclusively with Indigenous Shipibo families who’ve been forced off their land. These native hammocks are one-of-a-kind and made just for you, woven together with canvas fabric in bright, sunny colors. Support this Etsy small business, which also offers carbon-neutral shipping wherever you are.
2. Yellow Leaf Hammocks
Based In | Los Angeles, CA
Materials | Weatherproof yarn or natural cotton
Ethics | Certified B Corp, artisan-made in Thailand, ethically made, sustainable materials
Price | $179-$2,999
From three-person hammocks to hammock chairs, you can find it all at Yellow Leaf Hammocks. Each hammock is woven and signed by craftswomen of the Mlabri tribe in Northern Thailand, taking up to 10 days to complete. In turn, the women are paid fair wages in safe working conditions (that include empowerment opportunities). For sustainable, stylish lounging, give Yellow Leaf a look—you won’t be disappointed.
3. Artissanos Home Goods
Based In | Nicaragua
Materials | Organic cotton, responsibly sourced wood
Ethics | Artisan-made, ethically made, organic cotton, regenerative & sustainable practices, carbon-neutral shipping
Price | $109-$280
A hammock that’s comfortable and conscious? We got you! Well actually, Artissanos Home Goods does. This small business collaborates with artisans in Nicaragua for ethical and sustainable hammocks, using materials like organic cotton and Cedro macho or Guácimo wood. We’re big fans of the macrame and tassel styles… the summer flair we’re looking for.
Based In | Austin, TX
Materials | Nylon and/or upcycled hammock fabrics
Ethics | Certified B Corp, climate-neutral certified, gives back, recycled materials
Price | $49-$420
Kammok is a certified B Corp holding the core belief that adventure changes lives. Each lightweight hammock is designed with water-resistant fabrics, easy enough to fold up and pack within a backpack or bag. There are affordable options, with a dozen colors and adult and children’s sizes. Did we mention the brand is climate-neutral and gives back to youth orgs? Kammok easily secures a spot on our list of favorites.
Based In | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Materials | Organic cotton
Ethics | GOTS certified organic, artisan-made, fair trade, carbon-neutral shipping
Price | $145-$202
EcoMundy makes sustainable hammocks that will last for generations to come—seriously. Sewn with GOTS certified organic cotton, its fair trade line includes one to four-person hammocks as well as hammock chairs. Many are also accented with a cute fringe reminiscent of vacation vibes! Wherever you hang this durable hammock, you can rest easy with an EcoMundy.
6. Ten Thousand Villages
Based In | Akron, PA
Materials | Cotton & wood
Ethics | Artisan-made in Nicaragua, fair trade, natural materials
Price | $125-$225
This is not a drill: Ten Thousand Villages has hammock chairs that are both adorable and affordable! Handmade in Managua, Ten Thousand Villages works with Oyanca Artesania for artisan-made crafts, and we love all of the thoughtful details put into these designs. Find us all summer long cozying up here with a good book, soaking in the sun.
7. Cielo Hammocks
Based In | Yucatan, Mexico
Materials | Cotton, canvas
Ethics | Certified B Corp, fair trade, artisan-made
Price | $70-$650
Add a bit of comfort to your space with Cielo Hammocks—a certified B Corp and fair trade hammock business. The team partners with women artisans in the Yucatan, who are given supplies directly and are able to weave in their spare time. Cielo then does regular pick-ups at each family’s home, so that the women can supplement the family income while also caring for their children. There are dozens of styles here, from Mayan hammocks to cotton hammock chairs.
8. The Little Market
Based In | Los Angeles, CA
Materials | Cotton
Ethics | Artisan-made in El Salvador, gives back, fair trade, sustainable materials
Price | $298
The Little Market teams up with artisan co-ops and collectives around the globe to empower women and local businesses. The tassel hammock, available in two colors, is made by Lula Mena, a collective in El Salvador, using traditional techniques. Relax in style knowing your purchase supports artisan communities (or find even more options from Lula Mena here!).
Based In | Australia
Materials | Recycled plastic bottles
Ethics | Recycled & sustainable materials, gives back
Price | $109
Meet Nakie, the world’s first-ever recycled hammock! Nakie’s lightweight and portable hammocks, ideal for camping or on the beach, are made from plastic bottles—37 of them to be exact. With every Nakie sold, the team sponsors four more trees to be planted in Madagascar. This Australia-based brand is so confident you’ll love its hammocks, it offers a lifetime warranty and free, fast international delivery. Need we say more?
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