Leggings have become an everyday essential, whether sports is on the agenda or not, which is unfortunate for the environment. The activewear industry pollutes our air, water and land on a massive scale. Photo: Shutterstock
Sofia Suarez
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Sofia Suarez

How to buy eco-friendly activewear and help alleviate the environmental costs of the fashion industry

The ‘performance’ technology in yoga pants is the result of an environmentally hazardous textile production process, but some brands are stepping up their eco games

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Leggings have become an everyday essential, whether sports is on the agenda or not, which is unfortunate for the environment. The activewear industry pollutes our air, water and land on a massive scale. Photo: Shutterstock
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Laura May Gibbs (left) with her sister and business partner, Hannah Gibbs.

Australian designer Laura May Gibbs on the challenges of creating sustainable activewear

The designer spent 15 years working for brands such as Alice McCall and RVCA before launching her own label Nagnata in 2014

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Laura May Gibbs (left) with her sister and business partner, Hannah Gibbs.
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