Who doesn’t love a nice comfy yet stylish legging? With fitness trends rising in popularity, athleisure is a fashion trend that has been welcomed with open arms. It’s certainly MY casual daywear of choice! So I was pleasantly surprised to learn just how many brands have embraced the combined athleisure and earth-friendly trends.
If you’re on the market for some comfortable and practical workout gear–before you go and spend your whole week’s paycheck on some Lululemon–take a peek at these five eco-friendly activewear options that can meet your athleisure needs while also allowing you to do some good:
Made from recycled plastic water bottles (yup, you read that right!), these leggings are are surprisingly comfortable and durable. I’ve probably worn mine hundreds times over the past few years and they’re still thick and soft.
Thick enough to have no issue with being see-through, and offering a flattering high waist, these are definitely my top pick.
Compression high rise leggings start at $68, and each pair recycles 25 plastic water bottles.
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Did you know? 30 million tons of plastic end up in our landfills and oceans each year.
2. RUMI X
Offering stylish and eco-friendly activewear and yoga clothing, Rumi X employs sustainable fibers and manufacturing methods including recycled plastic bottles, upcycled coffee grounds and water-based ink dyes. With a catalog of options including maternity leggings, their unique selection makes them a fave for many moms.
Buy It: Light to Love Leggings – $92
Did you know? For every 1 ton of recycled plastic, 7 yards of landfill space is saved.
Offering a wide variety of eco-friendly and sustainable goods, Threads 4 Thought offers not only fashionable and quality athleisure options, but also a robust selection of lifestyle clothing option as well.
Buy It: Firefly Leggings – $68
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Did you know? Textile dying is the second largest contributor to global pollution (after agriculture).
With products 100% sourced and made in the USA out of post-consumer recycled plastic and supporting fair labor practices, Nube9’s collection of eco-friendly and funky athleisure is perfect for the yoga goddess looking to support mindful consumption.
Teeki is an eco-conscious activewear line offering clothing made from fabric that is spun from fibers made out of recycled plastic water bottles. With fun and colorful leggings and outfits, Teeki has a great selection.