Fast fashion has a massive impact on the environment on social sustainability. The bulk of clothes created in this industry is poorly made with unsuitable materials. Here are five brands striving for environmental and social sustainability.
Toms is a footwear brand known for their 'one for one campaign.' For every pair of shoes purchased, another pair is sent to a child in need. Currently, Toms is working to reduce their effect on the environment. They use 100% sustainable cotton and packaging.
Mud jeans uses sustainably sourced materials. All products are vegan and within the last three years, Mud Jeans saved 300 million liters of water, saved 12000 pairs of jeans from landfills, and due to their efforts in recycling, they avoided 700000 kilos of CO2.
Plant Faced Clothing is a 100% vegan clothing brand that is committed to creating sustainable and ethical products. The products are created to last a lifetime. They use 100% recycled paper and water-based inks for all of their packaging.
This clothing brand creates and sells their products by focusing on not producing high quantities of clothing to avoid leftover products. They use only sustainable materials such as hemp, natural linen, Tencel, and organic cotton.
Afends hand picks the most sustainable fibers with the least amount of impact on the environment. They're working on producing lifetime items that will never go out of style.