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Celebrate Earth Day by Shopping Sustainable Apparel From Gap’s Generation Good Clothing Collection
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On this Earth Day (and every day after), shop for your favorite sustainable and ethically-made tees, shorts, jeans, and more from the Generation Good apparel line at Gap; after all, there is no Planet B. The Gap For Good campaign aims to create “sustainable change and equitable spaces for all people" through their eco-conscious apparel.
“From fiber to fabric to factory, the clothes you love to live in are made responsibly and with respect for the planet we all share," writes Gap. With responsibly-made styles for the whole family, Gap’s “good list" focuses on five main criteria: Less water, less waste, better materials, lower emissions, and support for workers. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite apparel for men, women, and children from Gap’s Generation Good clothing collection below.
Call to Action: The Gen Good Graphic T-shirts
Feel good in the clothes you wear with this comfortable and sustainably-made graphic t-shirt. Made with 100% organically grown cotton, this short sleeve t-shirt pairs well with shorts or jeans. With a loose and relaxed fit, you can wear the “There is No Planet B'' on hikes or grocery store trips. The making of this t-shirt required less water usage, which means less shrinkage. Enjoy a cozy, loose-fitting t-shirt that feels good on the skin and good for the environment. This shirt was ethically made to support and empower women and garment workers through the GAP Inc. P.A.C.E program.
We could all do our part to plant more trees and protect the earth we call home. That’s the message behind the “Keep our earth green" t-shirt with bold lettering on the front and back. Choose from sage green or moonstone heather when sporting this cozy tee on nature walks or community clean-ups to keep our planet green. With better materials like 100% organic cotton, this tee was both sustainably and ethically made. For instance, the production of this t-shirt used 50% less water in garment washing.
The future is bright with empowering messages that remind us of our collective power and duty to protect the earth. This graphic t-shirt for teens reminds us to “keep our earth green" and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Available in four colors, this tee is for the eco-conscious shopper that enjoys making a statement and doing their part to keep parks and beaches clean, green, and free from plastic waste. This Gen Good graphic t-shirt is available in sizes 8-18 and comes in an easy and breathable fit that’s perfect for springtime or summer wear.
Choose from three different stylish graphic t-shirt styles that put an emphasis on caring for planet earth and working towards zero waste. It’s never too early to instill the importance of caring for the earth and making environmentally sound choices when possible. Kids’ T-shirt choices include “No More Waste" in off white; earth in a heart with recycling arrows, and a “Love Our Planet" tee.
“Focus on the good stuff" and forget about the little setbacks along the way. This cozy 100% organic cotton t-shirt is an Instagrammable moment with your toddler. Buy the adult size shirt in this style and pair it with the toddler size for a “mom or dad and me" springtime photo-op. Your toddler will be on his/her way to advocating for the environment with this stylish tee available in baby sizes (6-12 months) and up to four years. When producing this particular tee, Gap used 50% less water in garment washing to prevent shrinkage and reduce environmental impact. That’s a win for both the environment and your wallet.
The Gen Good Jeans Made with Love
Save water while slipping into a pair of comfortable sustainable jeans that are made from better materials like the High Rise True Skinny Jeans With Washwell, which is made with 13% recycled polyester and 10% post-consumer waste recycled cotton. According to Gap, the fabric is superhero material as it was made at a mill that recycles at least 80% of its water. Even the zipper tape is made with 100% post-consumer waste recycled polyester.
With an 11-inch rise, these skinny jeans will hug your body to give you the ultimate comfort and peace of mind. Whether you’re running errands or heading to work, they’ll complement your body with a relaxed fit that “looks good from every single angle." Sizes come in XXXS-XXL.
Shopping for durable denim that can keep up with your hectic routine? With a lighter hue, these stylish jeans are the perfect ode to spring. These high-waisted jeans come in Gap’s signature True Skinny Fit with an 11-inch rise and a comfortable fit. Plus, these jeans are made from 13% recycled polyester and 10% post-consumer waste recycled cotton to give you a relaxing fit that will last longer.
Say goodbye to worn out jeans with these bestselling slim fit jeans by Gap. Since these jeans don’t have metal rivets on them, you can easily recycle your pair when you’re done with them. According to CNN, a single pair of jeans can use as much as 919 gallons of water during production and washing. This is why it’s important to check the labels and see if your jeans were ethically and sustainably made. With 5-pocket styling, the interior pocket bags of these comfortable jeans are made with 30% recycled polyester. Plus, these jeans were made as part of Gap’s water-saving program at a fabric mill that recycles at least 80% of its water.
These Gen Good jeans for kids are both stylish and comfortable for everyday wear. Choose from a range of sizing options for the kids in regular, slim, or husky. Made with 13% recycled polyester and 10% post-consumer waste recycled cotton, these jeans have a long shelf life so you don’t have to worry about your kids playing in the playground and coming home with torn jeans. If you’re hoping to switch your shopping habits, shop for jeans that have better fabric and sustainable materials that lead to less water usage and emissions like this stylish pair. Made with high-stretch denim, these jeans are easily recyclable and a great addition to your kid’s eco-friendly jean collection.
It’s never too early to dress up the little one in a pair of good medium wash styled jeans. The best part is that these jeans aren’t just an ordinary pair of jeans — they’re environmentally-friendly and designed for comfort with toddlers in mind. These high-stretch denim jeans are also made with 13% recycled polyester and 10% post-consumer waste recycled cotton. Jeans never go out of style, so giving the little one a head start on the jean trend can be fun.