Socially Conscious Subscription Boxes: From Clothing to Wine
Monthly subscription boxes are insanely popular right now, and the trend shows no signs of dying down. While you can find a million different subscription boxes on the market, not all of them are socially responsible. That’s why Socially Conscious Brands is happy to offer up our Top 10 List of Subscription Boxes that are affordable, fun and — most importantly — trying to make the world a better place.
Category: Healthy Snacks
Description: Urth Box wants to make health a priority, by surprising you with an assortment of full-size snack products for your personal use and much larger boxes for your office.
Why It’s On Our List: Obesity rates, especially for children, are skyrocketing. Urth Box wants to make the world a healthier place, by sending you and/or your office snack foods that have passed strict ingredient, sourcing, calorie, nutrition and manufacturing standards. They also offer gluten-free, diet, classic and vegan options.
Cost: $12 and up.
Deal: Save up to $30 by signing up here.
Category: Socially Conscious Products
Description: The Cause Box – which comes out on a quarterly basis – is filled with a seasonal selection of socially conscious products from companies that are trying to change the world.
Why It’s On Our List: Cause Box products help provide jobs, meals, education, clean water and more to communities in need. To date, Cause Box has donated over 20,000 meals globally.
Cost: $49/quarter for products worth over $150
Deal: Get free shipping by signing up here.
3. Globe In
Category: Global Artisan Products
Description: Monthly, themed boxes that feature heart-warming products from artisans around the globe.
Why It’s On Our List: Supports artisans in impoverished areas, while using only fair trade products that are ethically sourced.
Cost: $35 and up.
Deal: Buy 3 Artisan Boxes and Get One Free here.
4. EcoCentric Mom
Category: Healthy Gifts for Mom & Baby
Description: Ecocentric Mom offers three different subscription box packages: Pregnancy Box, Mom & Baby Box, and Mom Box. Each box contains curated beauty products, bath & body products, snacks, baby care items and more.
Why It’s On Our List: Features healthy, socially-conscious brands for moms and babies.
Cost: $22 and up
Deal: Save 40% off your first month by signing up here with the coupon code: ECOHOLIDAY
Description: Choose from a box curated based on your palate, or purchase individual products in their retail store. Either way, there is a 100% satisfaction guarantee and you never have to pay for a bottle you don’t like.
Why It’s On Our List: Sustainably sourced and…um…because it’s wine!!!
Cost: $13 and up.
Deal: Save up to $20 off your first order by signing up/making purchases here.
Category: Children’s Books
Description: Foster your children’s love of reading with this awesome subscription service. Each book contains either 3 board books or 2 picture books, which always exceed the value of your box.
Why It’s On Our List: Their mission is to enable and empower parents to build their children’s book collections in an affordable and exciting way through curated monthly book deliveries.
Cost: $16 and up
Deal: Get 15% off by signing up for their newsletter and making a purchase here.
7. American Gluten Free
Category: Gluten Free & Dairy Free Snacks and Food
Description: Choose from three different box options: the Foodie Meal Box (includes food, recipes and sometimes kitchen gadgets), the Discovery Snack Box (on-the-go and at-home foods and snacks that are designed to be convenient and fast) and the International Box (gluten and dairy free products from around the world).
Why It’s On Our List: American Gluten-Free finds itself on our list because they donate a percentage of profits to charity, most products are sourced from independent businesses across the U.S., and they offer quality foods and snacks to people with serious allergies.
Cost: $23 and up
Deal: Get $10 off any subscription box here. Just wait for the pop-up!
8. Teacher Peach
Category: Gifts for Teachers
Description: Teacher Peach offers a number of gifts for your favorite educators. They also offer a subscription service that includes greeting cards, postcards, stickers, supplies and more.
Why It’s On Our List: Teachers are amazing, and 10% of profits from every sale is donated to Teacher Peach Seeds, which supports teachers and students.
Cost: $10 and up
Deal: Get up to 50% off a subscription box here, for a limited time only.
Description: Products can be purchased individually or you can purchase a Monthly Maker’s Box that includes a unique piece of jewelry.
Why It’s On Our List: The beautiful products featured are made by women who overcame amazing odds.
Deal: Sign up for their newsletter and get $10 off your next order here.
10. Junior Explorers
Category: Children’s Education Products
Description: Subscription box includes adventure bundles and a 10-piece kit filled with collectibles, activities, and fun. Kids can play and discover new ecosystems and animals in every adventure. There is also a mystery that children can solve online.
Why It’s On Our List: In addition to providing important educational resources to children, a $1 donation is made to conservation efforts for each mission completed.
Cost: $16/month and up.
Buy: Sign up for gifts for the home or classroom here.