Plastic waste has long been considered one of the biggest threats to the world’s oceans but it can be hard to see what you as an individual can do to help. In a bid to educate their customers and save the world’s oceans, a number of fashion and beauty brands have taken up this cause - and a number of other ocean-related problems - through special collections and donations. Here are our favourites…
Founded by husband-and-wife team Quang and Ellie Dinh and designed by a team with experience at Lululemon and Puma, Girlfriend Collective's leggings were borne out of a desire to offer sustainable workout gear without sacrificing on function. Each pair of leggings is created from 25 recycled plastic bottles in an SA8000 certified fair trade factory in Vietnam meaning the company both contributes towards reducing ocean plastic waste and provides its workers with a guaranteed living wage and fair working conditions.