While the fashion industry is responsible for a huge portion of carbon emissions, there are still brands that are pushing for environmental and social sustainability; you just have to look a little harder for them. With that said, here are 4 to keep in mind.
Afends is pushing sustainability through all of their products by hand picking the most sustainable fibers with the least amount of impact on the environment. Additionally, they're working on producing staple items that won't go out of style. As a bonus, the brand has been packing the clothing in sustainable packaging made from corn starch which is 100% home compostable.
Plant Faced Clothing is a 100% vegan clothing brand, and they're more than committed to creating sustainable and ethical products. Additionally, Plant Faced Clothing uses 100% recycled paper with water-based inks for all of its packaging.
Ninety Percent doesn't overproduce. Additionally, they always focus on using sustainable materials such as hemp, natural linen, tencel, and organic cotton.
Mud Jeans creates their products only from created from sustainably sourced materials, 40% of which are recycled jeans; additionally, all products are completely vegan. Over the span of three years, Mud Jeans saved over 300 million liters of water, saved 12000 pairs of jeans from landfills, and avoided 700000 kilos of CO2.