10 Green Gifts For Mother's Day

Give a gift to mom and Mother Earth with these environmentally-friendly products.
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Image Credit: The Bouqs Company

Image Credit: The Bouqs Company

Sacha Dunn is the founder of Common Good, which produces plant-based, eco-friendly and pet- and kid-safe soaps and cleaners. Since she's both an environmentally-savvy business owner and a "green mama," we asked her to show us what's on her wish list for Mother's Day presents this year. She shared these ten eco-inspired goods — perfect treats for both moms and Mother Nature. 


1. To Buy: Daily Roller ($140 NZD)

This mountable roller makes a sweet and stylish outlet for to-do tasks, grocery lists and those extra special projects that need some room to workshop. (Just remember to recycle the scraps, too!)


2. To Buy: Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life ($15)

You don't have to have a Masters in essential oils to love this book. Adina Grigore makes the subject simple and accessible for everyone, including any mom who could use a bit of an at-home spa treatment.


3. To Buy: Gardening Caddy ($36)

Just in time for picking season, this woven basket will bring out the inner gardener in anyone. Pair it with a few packets of seeds and propose a mother-daughter afternoon in the dirt. 


4. To Buy: Vegan Leather Clogs ($256)

These are the most comfortable clogs I own. They're cute but practical (with no animals harmed in their making), and I love the summery pop of yellow with each step. 


5. To Buy: Common Good Linen Water in Lavender ($25)

I haven't ironed once since starting to use this linen water. Just a few spritzes (made with 100% pure essential oil scents, sans synthetic fragrance and phthalates) successfully de-wrinkle clothes and bedding, leaving them fresh and new again. I keep a bottle on my desk at work, so I never walk out the door with unfortunate outfit creases. 


6. To Buy: Dot Pour Over ($53)

I'm a big fan of all of Mociun's ceramics, but this pour over with matching mug brings me a little bit of extra joy every morning. 


7. To Buy: Bee's Wrap Assorted Set of 3 ($18)

This plastic wrap alternative does the job and looks adorable while minimizing plastic waste. It's great for work snacks, dinner leftovers and kids' lunch boxes alike!


8. To Buy: Kontex Organic Cotton Towels ($105)

These 100% organic cotton bath towels are durable, but they feel as soft as cashmere and look great in any bathroom. 


9. To Buy: Floral Bouquet Subscription (price varies)

What could be better than a fresh bunch of organic, locally-grown flower arrangements delivered every week? Keep the Mother's Day love coming, long past May, with a summer floral subscription.


10. To Buy: Parachute Linen Throw ($169)

This lightweight classic looks great draped over furniture, but it works equally well to keep shoulders warm on cool spring and summer evenings. 

p.s. Still need more gift ideas? Here are ten others to consider, curated by our Family Editor.