Here Are The Ethical Brands That We Have On Student Beans 🌍
It’s 2019 people, and it’s time to be kinder to the planet.
If you wanna make the first steps to being more conscious when it comes to shopping we’ve got just the guide for you. But what is ethical shopping you ask? Listen up.
Shopping ethically can take into account a range of things; such as brands that don’t test on animals or use animal products (wool, leather, cashmere etc.), brands that don’t use plastic in their packaging, brands that use sustainable, organic, or recycled materials, or brands that aim to make clothing to last.
So without further ado we present to you our fave ethical brands that you can find on Student Beans:
If you need a place to start, People Tree are dedicated to providing ethical and sustainable fashion that’s good for the planet, whilst still being super stylish. Using only natural fabrics, organic farming, biodegradable materials and aiming to promote a sustainable future; their clothing is sure to make you stand out on campus.
KOI Footwear are a brand that provide 100% vegan footwear. Yes, no real leather anywhere in sight. All their shoes are made with ethically-sourced materials and packaged in cardboard boxes that are 100% recyclable, having recently made the switch from lining them with plastic to recycled paper bags.
Whether you’re looking for chunky trainers, platform boots, sandals, or stilettos you can find the perfect eco-friendly shoe here.
Since 2015 Weekday have been making their signature jeans with organic cotton. With 90% of their products using cotton which has been sourced organically, their aim is to only use organic or recycled cotton in all their products by 2020.
They’re also dedicated to reducing unnecessary plastic packaging from their clothing. Selling both men and women’s clothing, they are a super stylish and affordable brand with positive longterm sustainability goals.
If you want to be kinder to animals e.l.f cosmetics are a cruelty-free and vegan brand that doesn’t test on animals or use animal products in their cosmetics. They are also super affordable and sell both makeup and skincare products that are flattering to all skin tones and that won’t break the bank.
When it comes to gymwear, you don’t want to cut back on comfort - which is why Sweaty Betty are dedicated to using eco-friendly fabrics for their clothing. They use sustainable bamboo fabric and recycled yarns for their swimwear. As well as that they use reusable tote bags in their stores instead of plastic, (you must’ve seen someone carrying one of these cute silver tote bags around campus) and biodegradable mailing bags to send their products out in.
And there you have it; with this guide you can be firmly on your way to helping the planet, the environment, and the people and animals living on it. Plus, you can also grab a handy discount too of course, which is definitely a bonus!