With the cancellation of Spring and stress of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) health pandemic, it may have slipped your mind that Mother's Day is right around the corner. If you did, it's not too late to snag something chic and earthy for mom this year. Here are out top 10 sustainable gift ideas for mom this Mother's Day.
Causebox: A Subscription Box Of Substance
Causebox is a seasonal subscription box for those looking to discover socially conscious brands. Each box, which is priced at $49.95 if ordered quarterly, is filled with an array of lifestyle, home decor, skincare/beauty and other products at a promised estimated value of $250.00+. An Annual subscription can save you $20.00 and give access to box customization. Purchase your monthly or annual subscription here for an additional $10.00 off!
Modern Picnic: The Fashion Forward Lunch Purse
Prepping and taking to work your lunches can save on time, energy and money. Despite this many of us don't take lunches to work because we don't want possible messes in our expensive purses, or we don't want to take an ACTUAL lunch bag into the office with us. Modern Picnic lunchers, made to look like just another chic purse are actually sustainable, fully lined and insulated lunch bags made from vegan leather. Their prices range between $49.00 and $210.00 depending on the size lunch accessory purchased. A Modern Picnic bag is the perfect solution for any mom that wants to take lunch on the go without looking like she accidentally left the house with one of her kids lunches.
Soulteria: Luxury Swimwear That Won't Cost Our Planet A Thing
Planning family post-quarantine adventures? Soulteria produces swimwear that is not only luxurious and flattering, but also sustainable and charitable. All swim products are made from lux Italian sourced fibre, composed of oceanic and plastic waste. A portion of profit from all sales are donated quarterly to trustworthy charities that are committed to positive environmental change. The Mother's Day sale offers 20% all items now until March 10th! Shop the sale here.
Almond Cow: The Plant-Based Milker
Milk alternatives are both environmentally friendly and delicious, however there aren't a lot of options for making them at home and it isn't always easy. The Almond Cow is a no-brain, no mess machine that makes homemade milk easier than its ever been before. Simply add you nut or grain of choice, sweetener of choice, water, assembled pieces and presto - milk in less than a minute! The Almond Cow Milker retails $195.00, for an additional $54.00 you can upgrade to the Starter Set which includes the Almond Cow Milker, the Glass Jug and 8lbs of nuts and coconut shreds to get you started!
Back To The Roots: Organic Windowsill Gardens
Home gardening has quickly become one of the most common household practices once again. However, not everyone has a green thumb. Back To The Roots Grow Kits make it super easy to start the home garden your mom has always wanted. Their kits are prepackaged, potted and guaranteed to grow once the simple instructions are followed. They sell an assortment of kits from lavender, to tomatoes and even mushrooms. All order over $40.00 receive free shipping!
Blueland: Natural Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products
What mother doesn't love a clean home? Blueland is a cleaning supply company that combines innovation, eco-friendliness and style. The Blueland Forever Bottles are beautifully tinted glass and are used in conjunction with the cleaning tablets to provide all natural, non-toxic superior cleaners. The Clean Essential Kit starts at $39.00 and contains 3 Reusable Cleaning Bottles, 1 Reusable Foaming Hand Soap Bottle, and 4 Tablets (Multi-Surface, Glass + Mirror, Bathroom, Foaming Hand Soap). A refill subscription also saves you 10% and mails refill tablets right to your doorstep.
Aura: Oprah's Favorite Digital Frame
Digital frames are a great way to share photos and memories without the hassle of printing and storing hardcopies. If you're looking for a digital frame, why not get Oprah's favorite? The Aura frame unlike most digital frames does not require any memory cards and you can instantly share photos to the frames wherever they are! A perfect gift for staying connected during these times.
Allbirds: Sustainable Shoes That Tread Lightly On Our Planet
Mom on the go? Allbirds prides itself on ethically producing sustainable footwear while maintaining a low carbon footprint. Their footwear has been praised for being lightweight, durable and comfortable. They have a great range of everyday shoes, running shoes and even flats. These are meant to be an investment that last and prices start at $95.00.
Hello Tushy: A Sleek Affordable Bidet Attachment
The toilet paper crisis of 2020 has been a rather unique dilemma. We've seen hoarding, price gouging and record TP sales. One of the best household investments one can make this year is a bidet. Hello Tushy bidets are sleek, easy to install and affordable. Their Tushy Classic is priced at $109.00 (currently on sale for $89.00) and their Tushy Spa with additional warm water connection is priced at $119.00 (currently on sale for $109.00). Tushy also sells travel bidet bottles, and sustainable bamboo TP.
Acure: For Your Skin | For The Planet
Now that we are all relearning what "self care" means, finding new beauty products that make us look and feel good is at the top of many women's lists. Acure skincare crafts powerful hair and skin care products from natural ingredients and makes the perfect gift for some WFH pampering. Acure is also conveniently sold at Target.
***** Giveaway has closed, congratulations Ingrid J! *****
In honor of all the amazing moms out there, our Founder & CEO Alissa has put together a giveaway of some of her personal favorite goodies (estimated value of $200).
The rules are simple:
1. Subscribe to our mailing list.
2. Head over to our Instagram & follow posted giveaway instructions.
Winner will receive:
1 Hills & Valleys Reusable Coffee Cup.
1 Greenzla Reusable Makeup Remover Pads (20 Pack)
1 copy of Live Green: 52 Steps for a More Sustainable Life by Jen Chillingsworth
1 Set of Reusable Silicone Drinking Straws (12 Pack)
1 Back to The Roots Organic Cherry Tomato Windowsill Planter
1 Soulteria Good Tote
* Closes midnight Sunday 10th May, 2020. Winner will be chosen, announced via Instagram and contacted on Monday 11th May, 2020.
** Open to residents of the Continental United States over the age of 13 only.
*** This giveaway is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with the companies from which the items were manufactured or the platforms on which it is hosted.
Congratulations Ingrid J. from South Carolina!
Written by: Alissa Millett, Soulteria Founder & CEO