Summary of “How to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Clothing on a Budget”

Brands across the fashion industry learned how to make and sell products at rock bottom prices.
Over the last couple of years, I’ve written extensively about how our clothes are damaging the earth and harming human beings in other countries, and I’ve been finding brands that are fighting back against the status quo to create clothes in a more responsible way.
Until more consumers feel they can afford to buy clothes from values-driven socially conscious brands, it is hard to fundamentally change the problems in the fashion industry.
If you’re in the market for a swimsuit or workout clothes, I would suggest looking at sustainable brands that use polyester made from recycled bottles pulled out of the ocean, rather than virgin polyester made from petroleum.
The good news is that there are some innovative brands on the market now creating sustainable shoes using the most cutting-edge methods.
The brand is a certified B Corporation that uses sustainable materials in every part of the shoe.
Online retailers like Thred Up and Poshmark allow you to search for brands and products you like and buy them for a fraction of what you would pay for new items.
The brand rents organic cotton T-shirts that are made in the most sustainable method possible for prices as low as $12 a month for three shirts of different styles and colors.

The orginal article.