Shop Sustainably: 3 Ethical & Sustainable Clothing Brands

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Looking to shop with eco-minded companies that care about the environment? Start with these 3 sustainable clothing brands.

Eco-shopping is becoming more popular, as more and more people become aware of the importance of taking care of the planet and supporting companies that do so.

If you love to shop, but you would rather spend your dollars with ecologically responsible companies, you’re in luck! More companies are jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon, including these 3 popular ethical brands, which focus on sustainable materials and manufacturing practices, fair trade, and environmental responsibility. And most of their clothing won’t cost you an arm and a leg either….

1. Levi’s

Known primarily for its classic line of denim, Levi’s has been making positive strides toward minimizing its environmental impact by using less water and better cotton. Working with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) in 2005 to reduce the environmental impact of global cotton production, Levi’s strives to use 100 percent sustainable and recycled cotton in its products.

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2. Patagonia

…Using organic cotton for over 20 years, the company also expanded its commitment to labor ethics by working with Fair Trade Certified factories around the world to provide safe, fair and legal working conditions.

In addition to creating recyclable products and supporting grassroots activists, the company makes information regarding its own environmental and social impacts, from their carbon footprint to working to improve wages, public on its website.

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3. Matt & Nat

Inspired by the connection between material and nature, Matt & Nat are committed to not using leather or any animal-based materials in their goods and accessories, which range from backpacks to wallets. Many of their products are made from 100 percent recycled water bottles, rubber and other sustainable materials. Since 2007, they have been committed to using linings made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles.

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