16 Sustainable Gifts Both Mum and Mother Nature Will Love You for

16 Sustainable Gifts Both Mum and Mother Nature Will Love You for
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Mother’s Day is getting closer and closer, and you might (like me) be breaking a sweat over what to buy her. Given that we’re in the midst of celebrating World Earth Day, we figured it’s as good a time as any to round up some ethically-made, eco-friendly gift ideas. If you’re looking for something mum will genuinely love and is good for the earth as well, look no further than the below sustainable gifts.

From vegan chocolate to salvaged timber cheese boards and even a handbag made from recycled bottles, there’s something in here for every kind of mum. She’ll feel extra touched that you’ve thought about her and our planet earth when choosing her gift this year.

The Best Sustainable Gifts for Mother’s Day

Seed & Sprout Organic Farmers Market Set, $89

If mums a Saturday regular at the local farmers market, then this is the perfect Mother’s day present. The market set comes with two large pocket totes, two mixed mesh totes, five assorted mesh, four assorted bulk food bags and a bread bag.


The Little Veggie Patch Co Culinary Herbs Seed Kit, $30

If your mum fancies herself a little bit of a green thumb, this Herbs Seed Kit is a brilliant gift. Mum can grow a little herb garden, including Basil, Coriander, Thyme, Chives and Parsley. The kit makes it easy to propagate and regenerate all year round, so she can enjoy quality foods from the garden.

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Bamboo Bathtub Caddy, $42.99

This deluxe bath caddy is made from 100% natural and eco-friendly sustainable bamboo. There’s room for everything, including a book, snacks, phone, candle and of course, a glass of wine.

Relaxing Spa Gift Set, $39.00

If mum deserves some well-needed R&R time, this is the perfect give. This gift set is all-natural and handmade in Australia. It includes a pink clay face mask, bubble bath mix and bath salts.

Winestains Flat Rectangle Cheeseboard, $49.95

For the mums who love to entertain, a beautiful cheese board made from oak wood is the perfect sustainable gift.

SENSORI+ Joy of Scent On The Go Collection, $49 

This brand is Australian-made and owned, with the gift set featuring their best-selling air detoxifying aromatic mists: Gayndah Orchard and Toowoomba Carnival. They make a lovely room spray with notes of cedarwood and citrus.

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JOMO Lyocell Sheets, $175.01

With all the work they do, mums deserve to have the best possible rest. These hypoallergenic bamboo sheets feel like you’re floating on a cloud, guaranteeing a good night’s rest. They’re also antibacterial, non-toxic, zero-waste and require minimal ironing – win.

Butt Naked Rejuvenation Duo Gift Pack, $51.95

Using natural and organic ingredients, this gift set includes a brightening cactus clay mask and hydrating face and hair oil. It’s the perfect way for mum to book in some self-care time.

Sisal Dry Body Brush, $19.95

Dry body brushing has been increasing in popularity for its health benefits like energising the body and increasing circulation. This brush is made from FSC certified timber and sisal plant bristles that’ll massage the skin and leave her feeling rejuvenated.

Dr Bonner’s Pure Castile Magic Soap Bar Box Set, $32.95

You can’t go past Dr Bonner’s soaps! They’re vegan and cruelty-free and made with certified fair trade ingredients and organic hemp oil that won’t dry out your skin. Plus, they come in 100% post-consumer recycled wrapper. Good for mum and the planet.

Bamboo Lyocell Pillowcase, $38.90 

If you don’t want to splurge on a new quilt, a bamboo pillowcase is a great alternative that’ll still provide plenty of benefits. It’s thermo-regulating, breathable and promotes better skin and hair courtesy of its silky soft texture.

SOL Aroma Diffuser Glass and Bamboo, $99.95

If she doesn’t have an aromatherapy diffuser yet, Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to gift her one. This beautiful diffuser is made from bamboo and glass, meaning it can double as a diffuser and ornament. Grab a few soothing essential oils and it’s the perfect sustainable gift pack.

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Bee One Third Raw Neighbourhood Honey, $26.95

There’s nothing quite like the taste of delicious, organic honey. This raw honey is produced and harvested from rooftop beehives in Brisbane’s inner-city, offering a taste of local diversity that can’t be found anywhere else. Plus, it tastes delicious on top of your Sunday morning pancakes.

Love Tea – Health & Happiness Gift Pack, $55

It’s a well-known fact that cups of tea are good for the soul. This gift pack includes a vitality, skin glow, digestive and sleep tea so there’s a special brew for every mood.

SoL Reusable Glass Bottle Paradise Peach, $35.99

Reusable water bottles aren’t a new thing, but having an aesthetically-pleasing one makes it much more fun to use. These glass bottles from SoL are a beautiful gift that’ll have everyone asking where she got it from.

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Loco Love Black Cherry & Raspberry Chocolate Twin, $11.45

Sometimes you can’t beat a classic, and chocolate is always a surefire winner in the gifting world. Loco Love is organic, gluten-free, vegan and absolutely delicious.


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