Jewelry to Regenerate

At BaYou, every order makes a positive impact from design to your doorstep. We strive to create as little waste as possible by using materials that can be repurposed, recycled and are sustainably sourced with respect to our Earth. Every order gives back - from planting trees to cleaning our oceans to offsetting carbon emissions.

Regenerate with every order

Through our partnership with Greenspark, every order will support our commitment to regeneration and sustainability. Throughout the year, we will alternate the impact each order makes - from planting trees to cleaning oceans to offsetting carbon emissions. To help reduce the impact from increased carbon emissions caused from shipping during the 2023 holiday season, one project Greenspark is supporting is UN project 7980, the Burgos Wind Project near Manila, in the Philippines. One of the largest wind farms in South East Asia, it is helping to turn the tide on this negative environmental impact by providing the Philippines with a source of clean, renewable energy and stable employment for local communities. Currently, 50 wind turbines are powering the National Grid, generating 370GWh of electricity and offsetting 200,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. This project is helping to displace the production of energy from other sources such as fossil fuels, which currently generate 84% of global energy, while maintaining strict standards on land use, water and waste disposal, as well as noise monitoring, ensuring there is little to no unfavorable impact on the environment around the farm. The UN-supported Burgos Wind Project is helping to turn the tide on the negative environmental impact from burning fossil fuels such as coal in power stations, which are finite sources.

Additionally, 100 trees are planted with every engagement ring for your story of love. Currently, trees are planted through Eden Reforestation Project which is on a mission to combat deforestation by employing local communities to plant trees, providing an empowering means to alleviate extreme poverty through environmental stewardship. Eden Reforestation Projects fight deforestation and alleviate poverty by employing local communities to restore their natural ecosystems. Read about the project here and learn more by visiting our profile on Greenspark.

Jewelry Boxes

Our signature BaYou jewelry boxes were created using earth-conscious materials such as bamboo linen fabric, biomass foam padding and wrapped in sustainably sourced paper. Our sustainable manufacturer states these materials degrade naturally and are renewable. Our boxes and jewelry are designed with the intention to continue gifting them from generation to generation.

Shipping Materials

Our BaYou information and jewelry care cards are made with post-consumer recycled paper and uncoated to make them recyclable again. We have made a BaYou recycled tissue paper, designed by Nikki, to help keep your pieces safe in transit while also being beautiful to reuse for gifts you give in the future. The kraft cardboard shipping boxes are made in the USA and reusable/recylable.

Biodegradable Peanuts

Unlike traditional, toxic styrofoam peanuts, our packing peanuts are made from organic starch. They are planet-friendly and easily decompose in water leaving no toxic waste behind. We also suggest you save and reuse them.

Tree-Free prints by nikki

We have chosen to work with a print house that has shared they prioritize sustainability by using tree-free, cotton fiber papers that are both renewable and 100% recyclable from cotton linter. See our current collection of limited prints here.

Greenspark Public Impact Profile