We probably don’t need to tell you that the production of synthetic materials like spandex and nylon aren’t exactly amazing for the environment, but as active women, we get that there is a certain comfort and convenience that’s hard to give up.
While many brands have found ways to use organic cotton, bamboo and other materials to fashion activewear pieces that won’t pollute our oceans, landfills and even the digestive tracts of living organisms, others are leaving their mark by being conscious when it comes to choosing packaging materials, opting for eco-friendly packaging and partaking in initiatives like the DHL Go Green Solutions to help reduce environmental impact. Other brands have made it a point to repurpose synthetic materials.
Since we first spotlighted activewear brands leading the charge for change, the field has only grown in all directions. Here’s a look at the stylish standouts that are making serious efforts to be eco-friendly.