Famous for its ethos of sustainability and its transparent sustainability reports, Reformation produces sustainable jeans that are not only good for the environment, but measure up to any fashion brand’s items in terms of style. As you shop Reformation’s jeans you can view the sustainability savings of each item on its page as they disclose the amount of carbon dioxide, water and waste they saved in producing the product as opposed to the average in the United States.Source: Reformation
The American brand’s name should give a hint as to how its products are created. Their Eco Collection of denim jeans, shorts and skirts features products that are made at Fair Trade Certified factories that use renewable energy and recycle 98% of the water that they use. Although the collection isn’t as large as others, the jeans you buy will be sure to last you a long time and are a great environmentally friendly investment.Source: Madewell
It infamously takes around 1800 gallons (or 22 bathtubs) of water to make one single pair of jeans. The upkeep of jeans uses water as well, and a machine wash can add severely to the overall total of water consumed by jeans. The fashion industry is already one of the most mindlessly polluting in the world, so here are a few sustainable jean brands you can buy from to help you do your part.