3 Simple Ethical Fashion Swaps: An Earth Month Guide

April 20, 2021

B Corp Gear to Help You Ease Into Ethical Fashion

When we reach for our favorite outfit in the morning, it’s likely that we don’t always consider the environmental and human impact of what we wear.

Thankfully, there are companies that weave purpose, sustainable practices, and care into their business models and products. And while the burden to shop ethically shouldn’t be placed on the consumer, it can be empowering to know there are items made with people and the planet in mind.

The Certified B Corporations in this guide offer ethical and sustainable options of essential items. Check out these three offerings from B Corps that prioritize ethical practices.

Bamboo Socks


Whether you’re gearing up for a day of outdoor activities, a day on the job, or an everyday adventure, these bamboo socks are up to the task. Made with MERGE4’s buttery-soft bamboo blend yarn, these socks are anti-fungal, antimicrobial, and soft on your feet. More than a sock company, MERGE4 wants to create a more sustainable, inclusive, and ethical future. In addition to quality, style, and comfort, environmental sustainability is a top priority when developing new products. The team aims to innovate sustainably by using responsibly produced, recycled, and renewable materials. From its fabrics and factories to its employees, this California-based B Corp values and prioritizes people in every aspect of its business. MERGE4 empowers artists, athletes, and musicians through meaningful collaborations, and partners with nonprofits to make socks that benefit a range of causes.

Fair Trade Face Masks

By The Good Tee

Upgrade your face mask collection with a reusable, fair trade mask engineered from soft, stretchy, and organic fabric. To reduce waste and divert textiles from landfills, The Good Tee uses deadstock organic cotton fabric from manufacturers of canceled orders. The 100% certified organic cotton is created with eco-friendly dyes that make it breathable and safer for your skin and the planet. With options for kids and adults, each mask features two layers of protection, including a filter slot, an adjustable nose wire, and ties that can be cut and adjusted to fit you perfectly. The Good Tee aims to make it easier for you to purchase responsibly made fashion basics and believes in humanizing the apparel industry and celebrating the people who make its clothing. This B Corp maintains fair and honest relationships with its manufacturing partners and emphasizes a 100% transparency of a traceable supply chain. For more from The Good Tee, check out the ultra-soft sleep eye mask—perfect for blocking out light to help you get the coveted sleep you need and deserve.

Maxi Pad

By Aisle

Aisle is dedicated to supporting better periods for everybody. This woman-owned, Canada-based B Corp has reinvented the period aisle as a place for comfort, sustainability, and respect. Offering pads, liners, underwear, cups and more, Aisle is a place to find comfortable, high-performance, Earth-friendly products. Aisle’s Maxi Pads were built to outperform disposable products and can handle heavy periods without harming the planet. Each pad replaces 238 disposable products! Also check out the Aisle Hipster, which offers a medium rise with full coverage. These offerings are a comfortable and effective way to kick single-use plastic out of your period forever.

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