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Ethical & Sustainable Activewear Brands

Find out which activewear brands are doing their best for our planet.

by Planet A ft Good On You
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Activewear, also known as the world’s most comfortable clothing that also makes you feel somewhat put together, is easy to find and amazing to wear. But how’s your favourite sports bra brand doing on the environmental front? You may be devastated to discover that despite claiming sustainability as a core principle, some big-name activewear labels have failed to take meaningful environmental action.

Fortunately, there are companies that will help you minimize your environmental impact. Recommended to you by ethical and sustainable fashion experts at Good On You, they are:

Threads 4 Thought

Rated: Good

Threads 4 Thought uses a range of sustainable materials including Lenzing Modal harvested from the limbs of beech trees. This process means that the trees are never cut down and 95% of the production materials to make the yarn are recovered and reused. Their manufacturers are a combination of Fair Trade USA certified and Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production certified. The Malana sports bra is made from recycled polyester and features a cute-yet-functional strap design, offering both the comfort and support you need during your workout.

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Girlfriend Collective

Rated: Good

Girlfriend Collective creates minimal, luxury women’s activewear made with fair labour, certified by the Social Accountability Standard International SA8000. The brand uses recycled polyester as well as low-impact non-toxic dyes and is fully Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified. This classic legging is recycled and recyclable, which means you can give it back as part of the ReGirlfriend initiative so it can be reused and upcycled. How cool is that?!

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