Sustainable Leggings You Can Ethically Run (Or Lounge) In
From lounging to activewear, these are the best sustainable leggings that money can buy. And all made by responsible brands who care about their products' impact.
Wed 3 May 2023
Finding leggings that fit, are flattering, while still being comfortable is a struggle - let alone coming from brands who care about planet and people!
Luckily whether it be for lounging or exercise, pebble has curated a list of the best sustainable legging brands that truly care about the planet, designing leggings to last and be loved.
Quick Links For Sustainable Legging Brands
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1. WUKA Period Leggings
WUKA, famous for their period underwear, have their range of Perform Leggings made with integrated Perform Seamless period pants.
WUKA stands for empowerment, ending shame around periods and helping people achieve their best. Their leggings show that people can still kick ass while menstruating!
Partnered with Days For Girls International who provide people with safer options for periods and educates women and children about menstruation - changing the narrative from shame to pride.
WUKA also donates 1% of sales from their Perform Seamless range to Surfers Against Sewage, to help protect and clean the ocean, while supporting many other charities.
These sustainable leggings ensure a leakproof workout, or those wishing to lounge in comfort - and doubles up as an eco-friendly alternative to disposable sanitary products.
Made with eco-friendly recycled polyester to achieve a lightweight and super absorbent hi-tech moisture barrier. The Perform Leggings also include deep pockets for any essentials needed on the go.
As well as being incredibly comfortable, these leggings are stylish and flattering with their figure hugging materials and high waist band. Made for all sizes, WUKA strives to support and empower people.
These leggings are a must have, providing extra support during periods and providing breathable and lightweight materials suitable for any workout.
Pros: supports charities | deep pockets | recycled and sustainable materials | ethically made
Cons: no option for heavy flow | only available in black
For £49.99, see WUKA
The clothing brand and B Corp Tentree plants ten trees for every product sold, self-labelled as earth-first apparel. From sustainable sourcing to ethical production, Tentree prides itself on the positive impact they make.
Inspired by nature, Tentree believes that everyone has a responsibility to give back to nature which is why they aim to plant one billion trees by 2030.
Their easy to wear clothing is accessible, they actively ensure their clothing is affordable without sacrificing quality.
With respect to their leggings, Tentree takes post-consumer waste and gives it a second life by recycling the materials to make their sportswear.
Their bestselling leggings, InMotion 7/8 Pocket Legging is produced within a closed system, divesting unnecessary waste being added to landfills.
For each of their products, Tentree highlights the amount of waste saved; for the inMotion 7/8 Pocket Legging they save 1.6 litres of water and 0.3 kg of CO2.
These sleek, high waisted leggings also have deep pockets meaning equal parts convenience and style.
Tentree’s award-winning InMotion collection provides customers with comfortable athletic wear that’s made for movement.
Pros: Transparent | sustainable and ethical | actively gives back to nature | recycles materials
Cons: Could come in more colours
From £50.00, see Tentree
Asquith are a supporter of slow fashion, creating designs that are functional and timelessly chic. Function is a key attribute to their clothing - designed to be worn as often as possible.
Asquith is GOTS certified, meaning that all their clothes are ethically made. Their packaging is all recyclable, biodegradable or compostable, so there is no unnecessary waste.
Asquith uses sustainable materials that feel amazingly soft. Most of the leggings are made from bamboo, organic cotton and Bambor meaning it’s better for the environment. Bambor is their trademarked natural performance fabric.
Bamboo is their key fabric as it requires no chemicals and very little water for growth, yet Asquith are still researching into more sustainable fabrics.
Asquith's eco-friendly leggings are made from their trademarked Bambor which is naturally sweat-wicking and breathable. They are made to last, so the patterns don’t fade or stretch - essential for leggings.
While also providing a variety of styles, from wide legs, to jumpsuits, their leggings also come in a variety of patterns meaning more room for expression.
Their Renew leggings are high waisted and sculpting, looking as good as they feel. They also have useful side pockets which can hold small essentials, and come in a variety of sizes.
Pros: Transparent | Sustainable materials | Ethically made | Donates to charities | Variety of patterns and styles
Cons: Leggings with pockets only come in two colours | pockets aren’t deep
From £60.00, see Asquith
MFB serves stylish and fun sustainable leggings while being kind to the earth.
Every pair of MFB Angels are made from 75% recycled polyester and 25% GRS certified elastane. This means that every pair is made up of around 20 plastic bottles!
Their leggings are soft and stretchy, meaning they are great as loungewear or sportswear. As well as feeling and looking great, for each pair of leggings sold, MFB plants a tree with the help of Ecologi.
The packaging is 100% recycled and recyclable, or is completely compostable so no harm done to the planet there.
These eco leggings come in a wide variety of bold patterns and block colours, with some even coming with a large zip pocket. Customers can browse via style or activity, making it easy to navigate.
MFB also has customers covered (literally) with their opaque material and 3 inch waistband. They are size inclusive, showcasing from UK sizes 6 to 22.
Pros: Sustainable materials | Sustainable packaging | Size inclusive | Zip pockets | Trees planted
Cons: No mention of ethical production
From £36.50, see MFB
Evamoso believes that sustainability should be the norm, and that clothes should be produced with the footprint in mind.
Consequently, Evamoso uses natural and recycled fabrics to make environmentally friendly leggings fit to be worn no matter the activity.
All the packaging used by Evamoso is recycled and recyclable, and coloured with vegetable dyes.
Whether it's for loungewear or activewear, Evamoso designs their recycled leggings with comfort and planet in mind.
The Eva leggings are made from regenerated ocean plastic, recycling nylon from landfills and ocean waste from around the world.
Evamoso pride themselves in the quality of the leggings, designed to decrease the build up of lactic acid and are made to be sweat in.
They also offer leggings made from bamboo and organic cotton, and all the colours are OEKO-Tex certified dyes meaning no unnecessary chemicals.
Designed from the ground up to be good for the planet while also being incredibly complimentary for any figure.
Pros: Made from sustainable and recycled materials | certified dyes | designed to prevent lactic acid build up
Cons: Only a couple of sizes | not many colours
From £75.00, see Evamoso
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