= 11 Sustainable Athletic Wear Brands For Active Workouts =
== Sustainable Athletic Apparel For Fun & Fitness ==
We love a good athletic fit. Leggings and a supportive sports bra (or activewear top) are perfect for exercise, weekend errands, and to feel comfortable and cute while WFH. The only problem is, it can be challenging to find quality workout clothes that will outlast squats, sprints, and all the Saturdays (and Sundays) we’re sleeping in

Fear not, though—our editors have put in the work and put brands to the test. And it’s not just quality we’ve vetter, either. These athletic brands check all the boxes on our wish list—from sustainable materials and manufacturing practices to affordability and inclusive styles and size ranges

Many of these athletic clothing collections are made with fair trade and ethical labor practices and include natural and recycled fabrics, too. For high-performance activewear that prioritizes your comfort, your workouts, and the planet—look no further. Let us know your faves!
If you’re updating your workout routine, be sure to check out our guide to
**the best eco-friendly yoga mats **recycled running shoes **secondhand gym equipment And for your cool-down or rest day, snuggle up in these cozy and **sustainable loungewear** brands.**and**and **Article updated September 2022*
== 1. Girlfriend Collective ==
**Based In** | Seattle, WA **EthicsSustainable & recycled materials, ethically made, gives back, size-inclusive, eco-friendly packaging, recycling program **Best ForSize-inclusive activewear **Product Range** | Adult activewear, swimwear, outerwear, tops, bottoms, accessories, underwear **Size RangeXXS–6XL **Price Range** | 
From skorts to sports bras, Girlfriend Collective has it all. And this thoughtful brand is exceptionally size-inclusive from XXS to 6XL, nearly proving every body is an active body. The fabrics are sustainable or recycled, too; for example, its best-selling Compressive Leggings are made with 25 recycled water bottles! From its stance on ethical production to its affordable, gorgeous designs to seeing models who
*actually *look like us, there’s so much to love

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== 2. Organic Basics ==
**Based In** | Copenhagen, Denmark & San Francisco, CA **EthicsCertified B Corp, GOTS certified sustainable materials, eco-friendly practices, ethically made, gives back **Best ForBralettes, leggings, & crop tops **Product Range** | Adult activewear, swimwear, underwear, bottoms, tops, accessories **Size Range** | XS–XXL **Price Range** | $$
Organic Basics only uses natural, renewable, recycled, biodegradable, and low-impact textiles. This means you can expect organic cotton bras, Tencel tank tops (that’s a fiber made from responsibly sourced wood pulp), and yoga shorts made of recycled nylon. Organic Basics also works with certified factory partners that pay living wages. As a B Corp, the brand donates a portion of its profits to grassroots activists and organizations that address environmental crises

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== 3. Pact ==
**Based InBoulder, CO **Ethics** | Fair Trade certified options, GOTS certified organic materials, recycling program, eco-friendly practices **Best For** | Affordable adult activewear **Product Range** | Adult yoga apparel, outerwear, underwear, tops, socks, bottoms **Size Range** | XS–2X **Price Range** | 
Pact imagines a world without toxic chemicals, sweatshops, or child labor—it's the kind of world we want to live in, too. The brand's basics are ethically made with GOTS certified organic cotton. Most pieces are certified Fair Trade, too. With neutral colors and affordable prices, Pact is the perfect place to stock up on all your cotton undergarments, including socks, underwear, and leggings

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== 4. Patagonia ==
**Based In** | Ventura, CA **Ethics** | Certified B Corp, eco-friendly materials & practices, gives back, Fair Trade certified options, secondhand shop **Best For** | Sport-specific activewear **Product Range** | Adult & kids’ activewear (bodysuits, outerwear, yoga apparel, fleeces) **Size Range** | XXS–XXL **Price Range** | 
Patagonia is a B Corp committed to the triple bottom line: profit, people, and planet. The brand's mission incorporates building the best products for those who love the great outdoors while also caring for the environment—that’s why Patagonia also has generous warranties, repairs, and even a secondhand shop. Whether you're looking for yoga pants, outdoor jackets, running shorts, or activewear for little ones, this California-based brand has got you covered

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== 5. REI ==
**Based In** | Kent, WA **EthicsCo-op model, sustainable materials & practices, ethically made & some fair trade options, gives back, carbon-neutral, trade-in program **Best ForSport-specific activewear **Product Range** | Adult & children’s tops, bottoms, underwear, outerwear **Size RangeXXS–3X **Price Range** | 
Whether you’re climbing, camping, cycling, or hitting the slopes, you can look to REI for both new and used apparel. This popular retailer is committed to sourcing sustainable materials, like organically grown cotton and cellulose fibers made from trees. And when you buy a product, you’re supporting other nature lovers—more than 70 percent of the co-op’s annual profits are invested back into the community through investments in nonprofits and dividends to REI members

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== 6. Summersalt ==
**Based InSt. Louis, MO **Ethics** | Eco-friendly practices, recycled packaging & materials, responsibly made in WRAP certified factories **Best For** | Color-blocking swim & activewear **Product RangeWomen’s swimwear, loungewear, activewear, sleepwear, outerwear **Size RangeXS–2X **Price Range** | 
Summersalt is taking the world by storm. With earth-friendly apparel for women-on-the-go, affordable price points, and sustainable practices, it’s no wonder this apparel line is worn by celebrities and praised by nearly everyone we now. Best of all, rather than using outdated industry sizing standards, the brand works with over 10,000 women to ensure the best, most comfortable fit

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== 7. tentree ==
**Based InVancouver, Canada **Ethics** | Certified B Corp, sustainable & recycled materials, ethically made, gives back, climate-neutral **Best ForGraphic athletic tees & hoodies **Product Range** | Adult & children activewear, tops, bottoms, loungewear, accessories **Size RangeXS–XXL **Price Range** | 
tentree understands that every little bit helps when it comes to being more eco-friendly, whether it’s bringing a reusable bag to the grocery store or shopping consciously. For every purchase, tentree plants 10 trees (the company aspires to plant 1 billion by 2030—take that, climate change and more than 71 million have been planted already. We love the blending of athletic wear with beautiful graphics for unique-yet-practical activewear

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== 8. Allbirds ==
**Based InSan Francisco, CA **Ethics** | Certified B Corp, eco-friendly & recycled materials, ethically made, carbon-neutral **Best For** | Sneakers & men’s activewear **Product RangeAdult shoes, activewear, layering basics, underwear, socks **Size RangeXS–XXXL **Price Range** | 
Allbirds revolutionized the shoe game when it first launched in 2016. At the time, the brand only offered adult sneakers—but they became the go-to for anyone prioritizing comfort and sustainability in their daily walks. Since then, this certified B Corp has expanded its product line to include activewear like leggings, shorts, and tees—made with sustainable materials. Get the carbon-neutral basics you need—all in one place—for your next run

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== 9. Outdoor Voices ==
**Based In** | Austin, TX **Ethics** | Recycled materials & packaging, eco-friendly practices & production, gives back **Best ForWomen’s crop tops &shorts **Product Range** | Adult athletic wear, outerwear **Size RangeXXS–XXXL **Price Range** | 
Outdoor Voices' interchangeable layers are great for any season or activity. From dog jogs to dodgeball, this athletic wear collection spans gym-life and, well,
*life*-life. Outdoor Voices sources sustainable textiles, including responsibly sourced merinoand recycled polyester made from water bottles, and the company takes care of its stateside and overseas factory partners, prioritizing fair working conditions and ethical labor practices

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== 10. alder apparel ==
**Based In** | Toronto, Canada **EthicsEco-friendly &&recycled materials, ethically made, size-inclusive **Best ForSize-inclusive recreational wear **Product Range** | Womxn’s recreational activewear, pants, shorts, tops, coats **Size RangeXS–6X **Price Range** | 
Let’s be real: Most womxn’s activewear is exclusive to certain body types. alder apparel aims to change that by focusing on inclusivity, diversity, and sustainability—because everyone deserves to feel seen. Started by a fashion marketing expert and a National Geographic Explorer, this colorful outdoor brand is all about recreational apparel, including a rain-or-shine coat, hiking shorts, and reversible tees. We’re most impressed with how the brand takes customer feedback in its design process!
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== 11. Wolven ==
**Based In** | Los Angeles, CA **Ethics** | OEKO-TEX certified sustainable materials, carbon-neutral, recyclable packaging, WCA-certified ethical working conditions, gives back, secondhand shop **Best For** | Patterned/printed athletic wear **Product Range** | Adult athletic wear, swimwear, loungewear, basics **Size RangeXS–XL **Price Range** | 
For the best in sleek and sustainable athletic wear, check out Wolven, an LA-based brand creating fashion-forward pieces from post-consumer recycled plastic. This collection is ethically produced in small batches in either LA or China, and the brand removes a pound of plastic waste from the ocean with every purchase. Shop here for leggings, joggers, and tops for all genders, from fitted silhouettes to crisscross styles—they’re carbon-neutral, sustainably made, and downright sexy

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