1. Columbia OutDry Ex Eco Jacket ($175)

Twenty-one plastic bottles' worth of recycled polyester is all Columbia needs to make this breathable waterproof jacket. The use of dye-free fabric, available in white or charcoal, also saves 13 gallons of water. Buy it at Amazon.

2. Everlane Slim Fit Jeans ($68)

Everlane leads the way in cleaning up denim manufacturing — traditionally a wasteful, dirty process. For men or women seeking a "simple, stylish go-to" jean, the company's sustainable denim is now hard to beat. Buy it at Everlane.

3. Allbirds Tree Skippers ($95)

Designed to be worn without socks, these casual unisex shoes employ a moisture-wicking textile made from eucalyptus tree fibers. They're so "sinfully comfortable" that "you'd never guess you're wearing koala food." Buy it at Allbirds.

4. Proof Payette Skate Sunglasses ($90)

Idaho-based Proof Eyewear specializes in specs and shades made with sustainable materials. These stylish sunglasses have polarized lenses, and the frame is crafted from repurposed skateboard decks made of Canadian maple. Buy it at Amazon.

5. Reformation Persimmon Dress ($198)

Reformation is so proud of its water, carbon dioxide, and waste savings that the results are listed for every product. Given its numbers, this floral midi is arguably "the perfect sustainable fashion choice for spring." Buy it at Reformation.

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