Greenheart Shop - Free Trade & Eco-Friendly
GO GREEN with Wicker Park's Greenheart Shop
Greenheart Shop is a beautiful non-profit retail shop located at 1911 W. Division Street in Wicker Park. When you shop at Greenheart Shop, not only do you find beautiful one-of-a-kind merchandise, you support their admirable vision and eco-friendly mission. Now you can support a great shop who is committed to the environment -- and who is committed to supporting the artisans who make their products.
As a result, you'll find unique, handmade - and often recycled- materials at Greenheart Shop.
Greenheart Shop buys their products from artisans in over 60 different countries as well as a few right here in Chicago. Check out a sample of their beautiful products here! The artisans are paid a fair wage, work in safe working conditions, and support eco-friendly, sustainable production methods. The merchandise is beautiful, handmade in most cases and - as a result - is truly one of a kind. So if you're looking for a beautiful gift or just a special something for you. This is the perfect place to shop.
Greenheart Shop offers a broad range of items that change seasonally so you need to stop by frequently or visit their website to see what's new. Here you'll find everything from clothing to kitchen items, frames, clocks made from recycled bicycle chains, lanterns, candles, jewelry and so much more. We can't even list it all. It's definitely worth a trip into the store and website so you can see for yourself what's available.
AND you're supporting the fantastic mission of: fair trade and eco-friendly items.
Social Responsibility: The Cornerstone of Greenheart Shop
The cornerstone of our non-profit organization, Greenheart Shop, resides in these types of ethical and sustainable trading partnerships known as fair trade. Fair trade is a business model based on internationally recognized equitable trading standards which place people and sustainability at the heart of every business decision.
The principles of fair trade are:
- Guarantees producers a living wage for their work
- Builds long term relationships between producers and buyers
- Engages in environmentally sustainable practices
- Empowers women and provides equal employment opportunities for all, especially the most disadvantaged
- Provides healthy and safe working conditions
- Ensures transparency and accountability
- 1911 W. Division Street - Wicker Park, IL
- Hours: Mon-Fri 11-7, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5