Frequently Asked Questions

Product Questions

Where does Livelihood manufacture?

We manufacture our premium products in Fair Trade Certified factories in the United States, Portugal, and China. You can find where each item is manufactured on the product page under product details.

Do Livelihood's sizes run big or small?

Our apparel is made to fit true to size. If you like you clothing a little baggier for a roomier oversized look, we recommend sizing up.

What materials does Livelihood use?

We use Supima® Cotton to make our sustainable apparel. It is a premium extra-long staple cotton that grows only in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. It is stronger, softer, and holds color a lot better than Pima or Regular Cotton. Supima® makes up around 1% of the world's cotton.

For other products and accessories, we use only natural, recycled, or sustainable materials like recycled polyester, Tencel®, coconut wax, etc.

Mission Questions

Is Livelihood a non-Profit?

Livelihood is a for-profit clothing and lifestyle brand on a mission to make American cities greener for a better quality of life for all. We invest 25% of our net profits in planting trees and building parks in American cities and communities.

Where does Livelihood plant trees?

We are partnered with governments and municipalities in Austin and Houston, Texas. We are working hard to bring our stores and mission to more cities nationwide.

If you'd like to see a map of where we've planted trees, click here.

What species of trees does Livelihood plant?

We only plant native tree species to the location in which they are being planted.

How big are the trees that Livelihood plants?

We plant many sizes of trees at our tree plantings, from 3-gallon to 15-gallon trees. The trees usually range from 20 to 3 feet tall.

Where does Livelihood grow their trees?

All our trees are grown by local growers on nearby farms to reduce transportation emissions and support local farmers.

What happens after the trees are planted?

The trees that we plant are all native trees Our partners trees will receive one to two years of watering and maintenance by our partners so that they can grow healthy and strong.

Can I volunteer to plant the trees?

Yes, we'd love for you to join us! You can sign up to volunteer at our tree plantings here.

Returns & Exchanges

What is Livelihood's return and exchange policy?

We accept returns and exchanges within 30 days of purchase on unworn, unwashed, and unaltered items. To start a return or exchange, please fill out the form here.

Root For Change

Shop our new premium shirts.

Made with soft and durable Texas-grown cotton.

We use 25% of our profits to Reforest American cities

6,440 Trees Planted

129 Acres Reforested

309,120 lbs. of co2 stored annually

We use 25% of our profits to Reforest American cities

6,440 Trees Planted

129 Acres Reforested

309,120 lbs. of co2 stored annually

We use 25% of our profits to Reforest American cities

6,440 Trees Planted

129 Acres Reforested

309,120 lbs. of co2 stored annually

We use 25% of our profits to Reforest American cities

6,440 Trees Planted

129 Acres Reforested

309,120 lbs. of co2 stored annually

We use 25% of our profits to Reforest American cities

6,440 Trees Planted

129 Acres Reforested

309,120 lbs. of co2 stored annually

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