Mother’s Day is just around the corner, taking place on 27th March. If you’re stuck for ideas, we’ve curated a sustainable gift guide, so you can find the perfect present that shows your love for your mum and the planet.
Now it wouldn’t be an eco-friendly gift guide without featuring the bestsellers from our sustainable marketplace, and some thoughtful products from our fellow B Corps - it is B Corp Month after all!
1) Organic Cotton Scrunchie by Eliza Eliza, £8
These sustainable scrunchies are the perfect way to celebrate women. Handmade in Wales, each scrunchie is made from organic cotton and eco elastic, and features a uniquely beautiful feminist design.
2) Recycled Plastic Earrings by YagoEco, £20-25
Make a statement with these zero waste earrings! Our old mailer bags and white bottle tops are transformed into bold, one-of-a-kind earrings by London-based YagoEco. Zero waste in design, they’re bound to turn heads.
3) Vegan Letterbox Bundle by Divine Chocolate, £13.99
4) Light Pink Matching Set by Y.O.U Underwear, £36-40
We’re sure this gift needs no introduction! Available in a variety of styles, our light pink matching sets are a gift that gives back. For every set purchased, we donate £2 to breast cancer charity Future Dreams and 2 pairs of underwear to Smalls for All.
5) Essential Skincare Gift Set by Jaya Beauty, £50
If you’re looking for a skincare gift that’s cruelty-free, vegan and sustainable, look no further. Providing your mum with everything she needs to try out Jaya Beauty’s prebiotic skincare range, this set comes presented in a magically grown mushroom packaging gift box.
6) Personalised mug by Emma Bridgewater, from £17
Send your mum a message with every cuppa poured into a Emma Bridgewater personalised mug. Each mug is made from cream-coloured earthenware and handpainted in Stoke-on-Trent, the home of British pottery.
7) Bee Revival Keyring Kit by Beevive, £11
This keyring does more than look pretty on your handbag. Each capsule contains food syrup to feed an exhausted bee or butterfly in an emergency, so it’s a gift to the wildlife too.
8) Reusable Organic Cotton Tea Bags, £0.70
This alternative to single-use tea bags means there’s no excuse not to make your mum a sustainable cup of tea this Mother’s Day. Plus, they pair perfectly with an Emma Bridgewater mug!
9) Lip and Hand Balm by By Sarah London, £15
This multi-purpose jar of magic gets to work on lips, hands, cuticles, heels and any stubborn dry skin patches. Blended with the finest organic plant oils, this is a gift renowned for its super repairing powers.
10) Hammered Brass Medallion Necklace by YALA, £60
Yala is a handmade African jewellery brand that knows how to make a statement. This hammered brass pendant is made by their brass artisan team in Nairobi and hung from a fine recycled gold links chain.
By Melissa Watt