While all the mamas out there deserve to be showered with gifts (and maybe a nice Mother’s Day brunch!), it’s important that we be conscious of where we’re buying those gifts and how they’re made.
To help you out with that task, we’ve compiled a list of eco-friendly Mother’s Day gifts that your mom is sure to swoon over.
17 Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day Gifts
1. Self-Care Gift Set, $40
Pamper your mom with this gift set that’s all about self-care. She can sit back and relax with a lavender eye pillow, Himalayan bath salts, candle, and cozy socks.
2. Vista Necklace, $60
This delicate, handcrafted necklace is sure to capture your mom’s heart. You can select the word you’d like engraved for a personalized touch.
3. Easy Peasy Plant Collection, $69
Put a twist on the usual card and flowers gift by opting for some greenery! These plants are categorized as “no fuss,” so your mom can enjoy their beauty without having to worry about upkeep.
4. Smart Heated Mug Kit, $40
Have a mom who never seems to finish her coffee or tea before it gets cold? Give her this smart heated mug kit that is equipped with thermal sensors to ensure she’s sipping the perfect temperature. It also has a 2-in-1 lid and drip tray to keep even more warmth in, and a gold-plated stirring spoon.
5. Eucalyptus Sheet Set, $150
Gift your mom a great night’s sleep this Mother’s Day with a sustainable sheet set. They’re made from eucalyptus and make for a cool and comfortable snooze (which, let’s be honest, is probably exactly what she needs).
6. MasterClass, Prices Vary
Trying to find a gift for the mom who has everything? A MasterClass could be the perfect solution. With over 100 classes ranging from cooking to writing to sports, there’s sure to be something that would pique your mom’s interest.
7. Bamboo Pajamas, $56+
Nothing sets you up for a good night’s sleep like a cozy set of matching pajamas. This silky soft bamboo set comes in a variety of colors and is sure to whisk your mom right off to dreamland.
8. Multipurpose Messenger Bag, $30
This messenger bag does it all. It can be used as a laptop bag, for sports, diapers, and more. It even features a washable, removable cotton liner that makes cleaning a breeze.
9. Handmade Animal Planter, $64
How cute is this artisanal dog planter? Each is made from natural fiber extracted from the outer husk of the coconut. Also cool: Every purchase empowers artisan communities in the Philippines.
10. Chocolate Bars of the World Gift Box, $90
This gift box is a chocolate lover’s dream. The company crafts its chocolate from high-quality cocoa that makes its way through a transparent and ethical supply chain before landing at the Denver, Colorado, headquarters. It’s there that each order is hand-packed to ensure you’re getting top-notch chocolate delivered to your door.
11. Convertible Belt Bag, $148
This bag is perfect for moms on-the-go. Designed with efficiency in mind, it can be worn around the waist or as a crossbody. Either way, it’ll leave your mom hands-free to keep on doing her awesome mom things.
12. Otherland Candle Gift Set, $36 to $89
Who doesn’t love a good candle? This set is made with a custom blend of coconut and soy wax. It contains no parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and is cruelty-free. You can opt to include one candle in the set, or up to three, depending on how deep your mom’s affinity for candles runs.
13. Reusable Fabric Gift Wrap, $9
Give your mom two gifts in one by wrapping her present in a reusable fabric gift cloth. These cotton furoshiki wraps feature original artwork by Buenos Aires-based artist Vivi Maidanik and Serbian artist Rialda Dizdarević.
14. Personalized Cuff Bracelet, $98
This thoughtful bracelet is handcrafted in brass by artisans in Kenya. It’s customizable and is sure to be a timeless addition to your mom’s jewelry collection.
15. 8-Piece Fridge Bundle, $135
Does your mom’s Tupperware collection need an upgrade? This kit combats single-use plastic with everything you need to store grain bowls, chopped veggies, fresh-pressed juice, and more. Each is dishwasher-safe, BPA-free, and microwave-safe.
16. In Person or Virtual Airbnb Experience, Prices Vary
Give the gift of making memories by purchasing your mom an Airbnb experience. You can search for an in-person one in your area, or select from a wide array of online offerings.
17. Swedish Dishcloth Greeting Card, $9
Why write a message to your mom on a normal card when you can do it on a Wishcloth? This dual-purpose greeting card doubles as a reusable, washable cellulose Swedish dishcloth that replaces 17 rolls of paper towels.
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