9 Sustainable Mother's Day Gift Ideas

9 Sustainable Mother's Day Gift Ideas

From the Protea Team to you and yours, we want to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful mothers out there! If you’re looking for gift ideas for an eco-friendly mama, we’ve put together a list of 9 sustainable & fun gift suggestions! Give the mothers in your life something they’ll love that’s good for the planet, too!

1.Pamper Kit

The Pamper Kit is our number one suggestion for any mama that could use a  moment of relaxation that makes her sit back and say “ahhh…”. The kit includes four of our favorite zero waste pampering products, including:

  • Locally-made, all natural Kealia Soap Bar
  • Locally-made, all natural Lotion Bar
  • Handmade in Hawaii Soy Candle
  • 4 Eucalyptus Shower Steam Tabs

Let mom bask in the luxurious & sustainable pampering of this gift set!

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2. Zero Waste Starter Kit

If the mama in your life is interested in starting out on a lower-waste lifestyle, then our Zero Waste Starter Kit makes a great gift! It comes with all of the essentials to get her started, that she’ll use all the time, including:

  • A 2-tier Stainless Steel Tiffin for taking food on the go
  • 24oz Mason Jar with a Silicone Straw Lid, Straw & Cleaning Brush
  • A Bamboo Utensil Set with a nifty carrying pouch
  • A set of 6 UnPaper Towels
  • Set of 3 Organic Mesh Produce Bags
  • A reusable mesh tote

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3. Zero Waste To-Go Kit

For the busy mom who’s always out and about, gift her a set of essential on-the-go zero waste items that she won’t want to live without! This gift set includes:

  • The fan-favorite Recycled Protea Tote Bag
  • A Huskee Coffee Cup made from coffee husks so it’s biodegradable
  • The 2-Tier Stainless Steel Tiffin
  • Bamboo reusable to-go utensil set

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4. Elate Cosmetics

If the mother in your life is a beauty lover, then she’ll adore Elate Cosmetics: ethical, sustainable, vegan & cruelty-free makeup products with all-natural ingredients and sustainable packaging - some are even refillable!

View the Elate Cosmetics products we have available here.


5. Kealia Organics Soap Bar

Zero waste, plant based and all-natural handmade Hawaiian soap, made on Kaua’i with aloha makes an amazing gift for any mama in your life! Comes in so many delicious scents like Coconut Kukui, Honey Jasmine and Lokelani Rose.

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6. Lotion Bar

All natural, vegan, handmade in Hawaii lotion bars are a luxurious zero waste gift for any special person in your life. Skip the plastic bottle & enjoy skin-nourishing goodness!

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7. Fragrance Roller

Locally made in small batches with real crystals, essential oils and coconut oil, a personal fragrance roller is the perfect gift for someone who loves a signature scent! Currently available in Guava Blossom & Gardenia. Shop Now. 

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8. Ambiance Spray

Enhance mom’s mood! L’atelier de Claire’s Ambiance Spray is made of all-natural ingredients with organic essential oil. They are alcohol free, emulsifier free, preservatives free, and chemical free. Spray straight out shower, bath or just before stepping out the door as a mood-enhancing eau de toilette. It can be sprayed on your face, body, hair, clothes or linen.

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9. Hand Poured Soy Candles

Most everyone loves a candle, but these unique fragranced candles hand poured in Honolulu, HI in very small batches, made from 100% soy wax, make a wonderful gift for any mother!

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