Organic bras don’t just feel better, they make us more comfortable internally, knowing they won’t sit in a landfill for hundreds of years. Image by Organic Basics #organicbras #organiccottonbras #bestorganicbras #naturalorganicbras #sustainablejungle
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Organic bras don’t just feel better, they make us more comfortable internally, knowing they won’t sit in a landfill for hundreds of years. Image by WAMA Underwear #organicbras #organiccottonbras #bestorganicbras #naturalorganicbras #sustainablejungle
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Organic bras don’t just feel better, they make us more comfortable internally, knowing they won’t sit in a landfill for hundreds of years. Image by Boody #organicbras #organiccottonbras #bestorganicbras #naturalorganicbras #sustainablejungle
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7 Organic Bras Supporting You and Mother Earth


Let’s talk about support—for you and our planet. 

We have a love-hate relationship with bras. They’re one of the first things to come off when we arrive home (not to mention the #freethenip movement) but we still love them for keeping our girls supported. 

But even the best push-ups can’t do that if they’re made from unsustainable materials.

Organic bras don’t just feel better, they make us more comfortable internally, knowing they won’t sit in a landfill for hundreds of years.

We have these sustainable bra brands to thank. Here’s a little peep-show at some of our faves.

In a world where most garments are blended with elastane, The Very Good Bra breaks new ground with the first zero waste bra made out of 100% natural materials. WAMA’s bras are made with mostly organic cotton and anti-bacterial hemp.

Bras and ethical supply chains are both near (especially bras) and dear to our heart, which is why the fair trade, organic bras from People Tree are fan-tata-stic.

If you’re fumbling with the clasps, you can learn the ABCs of choosing natural organic bras at the end of the article.

*This post contains affiliate links  

1. BOODY

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About Boody

What goes best with organic bamboo? 

Your Boody, of course! 

This affordable ethical clothing brand can outfit you in one of nature’s most sustainable plants from head to toe—from eco-friendly socks and sustainable leggings to all natural organic bras. 

For the latter, you can choose between a shaper bra, a padded shaper bra, a racerback sports bra—all available in several color choices. 

Who says you need wires for a lift?  

Let these organic bras with no wires give you a little push up without letting the planet prematurely sag.

Boody’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

Organically grown bamboo viscose is Boody’s bag, usually blended with 20% spandex or a blend of nylon and spandex.

Oh, so you’ve read our article on bamboo fabric and are worried about greenwashing

Way to be a sustainable fabrics fashionista, but let’s quell some of those worries.

Boody bamboo is chosen for a range of sustainability benefits, but how it’s processed makes all the difference. Boody uses an eco-friendly processing system that uses non-toxic solvents and a zero waste manufacturing process that recycles all water and solvents. 

Their certifications from OEKO-TEX, Ecocert, and SGS to back up the complete non-toxicity of their bamboo. 

Supply chain & labor practices:

Further certifications from WRAP, ISO-9001, and ISO-14001 back up the ethical side of things, telling us no child labor, unsafe working conditions, or forced labor is used to make these sustainable bras. 

Boody’s bamboo harvesters are supported with fair wages, too.

Green business practices:

Every bra comes with a product description highlighting its positive impact (emissions avoided, water saved, land farmed without pesticides, etc.). 

Plant-based across production, Boody packaging utilizes plant-ink and recycled or compostable bags and boxes. 

Inclusivity:

XS-XL sizes should fit sizes up to 38D or 40C. 

Community & charitable giving:

Guess who’s a member of 1% for the Planet? Boody! And us, but that’s beside the point!

Available: Boody

2. UNDERPROTECTION

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About Underprotection

The Danes are at it again with Underprotection, one of our favorite ethical lingerie brands. 

The award-winning company was founded more than a decade ago and over the years they’ve impressed customers around the world with lingerie, swimwear, and loungewear. 

All made with some of the finest sustainable fabrics in certified factories. 

Their bra selection is more elegant than most, for those occasions when someone else just might see you in it (or you’re just feeling yourself!). 

With floral prints, front clasps, lacy bands, semi-translucent designs, and more, Underprotection will leave you feeling sustainably sexy.

Underprotection’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

Organic cotton is one of many Underprotection choice materials, though they use it less than other brands on this list. Instead, you’ll find healthy doses of responsible wool, TENCEL lyocell, and recycled mesh polyester, elastane, or nylon. 

Not necessarily all organic, but sustainable nonetheless.

All synthetic materials are OEKO-TEX and GRS certified to ensure that they do not contain harmful substances. 

Supply chain & labor practices:

Underprotection is overly conscious about who they work with. They only partner with factories that support fair wages and working conditions and their globally-based manufacturing partners are backed up with certifications from WRAP, GOTS, BSCI, ISO-9001, and Sedex. 

They’ve even received accreditation from B Corp™ and the Fair Wear Foundation, which means their supply chain incorporates standards established by the U.N. Declaration on Human Rights and the International Labor Organization.  

Green business practices:

The Certified B Corporation® only uses recycled or biodegradable packaging, polybags, and paper. They also employ practices that allow them to minimize their waste, water, and energy consumption.

Inclusivity:

Sizes run from XS-XL and Underprotection states their products are designed for all women of all sizes.

Available: Azura Bay (US) | Underprotection (EU)

3. ORGANIC BASICS

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About Organic Basics

Organic Basics is anything but #basic. 

The Danish company realizes the fashion industry is DIRTY. 

They initially launched with a range of ethically-made men’s undies, and soon after expanded their range to include: undergarments for women, tees, scarves, activewear, and more.   

Triangle bras, bralettes, invisible bras, basic bras, or workout bras—whatever your style or favorite color, they’ve got some of the best organic bras around. 

Organic Basics’ Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

Organic Basics bras are as close as you can get to fully organic cotton bras.

They’re blended with just 5% elastane/spandex. They’re certified by USB, underwire-free, PETA-approved vegan, and provide comfortable support that’s the next best thing to going braless.

They also have other bras made from recycled nylon and TENCEL lyocell

Supply chain & labor practices:

Our tatas like transparency, and we’re thankful Organic Basics supplies it in DD. 

Their GOTS-certified organic cotton is grown and processed in Turkey, the lyocell comes from Austria, and the rest of the magic happens at manufacturing partners around Europe. As a member of Sedex, an organization to support ethical supply chains, they visit these facilities on a regular basis.

You can check out their factories on their website (including specific details like hours worked, number of vacation days, etc.). All of which are BSCI-compliant so living wages are paid, safe conditions are provided, and workers are treated with respect.

Green business practices:

The Certified B Corp offers free carbon-neutral shipping. The proceeds go towards a wind farm in Turkey.

They also have a low-impact website and design all products to last. 

Inclusivity:

The organic cotton bras fit XS-XL, with models to represent that range, too.

Community & charitable giving:

Not only does Organic Basics have their own Organic Basics Fund—to provide grants to European environmental organizations—but they also have a Low Impact Project.

The latter shares photos of what people around the globe are doing to minimize their impact on the planet.

Available: Organic Basics

4. WAMA

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About WAMA

We can protect our privates (and our planet) with WAMA

These LA-based eco friendly underwear experts bring something a little different to the world of sustainable skivvies: hemp! 

For those of you who aren’t familiar with hemp fabric, it’s naturally anti-bacterial, very durable, breathable, and comfortable (i.e. great for down there). 

They’ve got something for up top, too. 

Their organic hemp bras come in two options: a triangle bralette for more casual wear and a racerback bralette to complete your ethical activewear ensemble. 

Buy in packs to save money.

WAMA’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

WAMA’s signature fabric blend—53% hemp, 44% GOTS-certified organic cotton, and just 3% spandex, keeps their clothing sustainable. 

Fun fact: hemp is one of the most sustainable fabrics because it grows quickly, improves soil health, and doesn’t use pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides.  

Supply chain & labor practices:

WAMA partners with small, organic family farms in China for their hemp and uses BSCI-certified factories. All workers are supported with fair wages, quality work environments, and a WAMA team member on-site to ensure the standards of their Code of Conduct are met.  

Green business practices:

Thanks to EcoEnclose, all WAMA products come in mailers that are 100% recycled and recyclable, along with recycled and compostable tissue paper. Larger orders come mailed in recycled cardboard boxes. 

The only non-compostable part is the recycled paper logo sticker, which can be returned to WAMA.

The brand is also a Green America Certified Business Member. 

Inclusivity: WAMA woos us with a very impressive size range (XS-XXL). Yay to plus size organic bras!

Available: WAMA

5. PEOPLE TREE

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About People Tree

People Tree could be considered the mother tree of the sustainable fashion world. 

They were one of the first to pollinate the movement, as fair trade pioneers back in 1991. 

Headed by leading social entrepreneur Safia Minney, People Tree is dedicated to the best environmental and social practices. 

Whether you’re undressing into pajamas, dressing down in ethical jeans, dressing up in elegant dresses, or simply need something to wear underneath it all, their clothing selection is worth a peek. 

For fair trade organic cotton bras, they carry camisoles, traditional bras, bralettes, and slips, all available in black, white, and almond colors. 

People Tree’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

Whether you go with a lace trim triangle bra or a best-selling wireless soft organic bra, you’ll get something made with 95% hypoallergenic GOTS-certified organic cotton and 5% elastane. 

Supply chain & labor practices:

The organic cotton (along with most of their entire line) is verified by the World Fair Trade Organisation, and is certified by the Soil Association, PETA, and Fairtrade International. 

Their cotton-growing partners are located in Bangladesh and Nepal. You can actually “meet” their artisans and producers, all of whom are supported with fair trade wages and safe and empowering work environments. 

Green business practices:

Because they use traditional techniques like hand knitting, hand weaving, hand embroidering, and hand printing, energy-intensive machines aren’t generally involved, meaning a reduced impact on our planet.

Inclusivity:

UK sizes 8-16 (US sizes 4-14) are available.

Community & charitable giving:

PT has their own charity initiative. 

The People Tree Foundation is dedicated to sharing information about the fair trade environment and supports projects like the Bombolulu School of Promise, a jewelry workshop that provides work for more than 100 people, including many disabled Kenyan artisans. 

They also have a Give Back Box. Essentially, the packaging from your PT order can be refilled with gently used clothing and household items for redistribution to local charities.  

Available: People Tree

6. THE VERY GOOD BRA

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About The Very Good Bra

Their name gives it away: The Very Good Bra makes, well… a very good bra—for everyone involved. 

A few years ago, Stephanie Devine started a Kickstarter for the world’s first zero-waste bra. 

Not surprisingly, it went viral overnight because where else can you get 100 percent organic cotton bras?! 

These truly organic bras can be completely decomposed in a worm farm in just eight weeks. 

Talk about compostable cleavage! 

In order to continue what they’re doing and change the fashion industry for the better, check them out next time you’re in need of a low-impact lift.

The Very Good Bra’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

The organic bras with support (but no uncomfortable wires!) are made with 100% organic cotton (outer and liner) and Lensing TENCEL thread.

Instead of regular elastane/spandex, they use tree rubber and organic cotton elastic, not only because it’s compostable but because some people have allergies to natural latex

Everything—down to the custom-made hook and eyepieces, elastic, GOTS-certified dyes, and soy ink labels—are botanically circular and can break down in nature leaving no trace. 

They don’t make any bras with underwire, inspired by the founder’s fight with breast cancer and inability to find a non-wired natural fiber bra). However a couple designs have a small V wire in the front for separation only.

Supply chain & labor practices:

TVGB sources materials from many places, including Australia, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. 

Everything is dyed in Australia and produced in a Sri Lankan factory that’s regularly audited for fair labor conditions. 

Green business practices:

The Very Good Bra funds some collections via presales to minimize their waste and guarantee a good fit (hello, slow fashion!) but don’t worry, they also always have plenty in stock.

Not only can you chuck your bra in the compost bin at the end of its life (after removing the wire, of course), but it’s also sent in compostable or recycled/recyclable packaging materials. 

If you’re in Australia, it’ll get mailed via Sendle, the country’s first carbon-neutral courier.

Inclusivity:

There’s a huge range of sizes available and they even have a qualified virtual bra fitter if you need help getting the right one. 

Available: The Very Good Bra

7. PACT

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About Pact

Can we make a pact? 

Next time you’re looking for comfortable organic bras, don’t forget to check out Pact

We’ve definitely bragged about Earth’s Favorite™ Clothing company before. 

Robes, hoodies, and every other type of organic clothing in their impressive range is worth knowing about.

It’s no wonder that we’re also supportive (pun intended) of Pact’s organic bras with padding (that’s removable for added versatility). 

While they don’t have a huge range of organic bras, they’ve got exactly what you need for all occasions (in a few different colors, too). 

Pact’s Ethical and Sustainability Practices

Materials:

The bras are made with 95% GOTS-certified organic cotton and 5% elastane. They provide light support, adjustable straps, a breathable, subtle but stretchy material, and removable pads (though we don’t know exactly what the foam is made of).  

Supply chain & labor practices:

Pact works (almost) exclusively with fair trade factories and farms. The organic cotton is grown and processed in India, keeping things local. 

Green business practices:

At checkout, you can select an option to use carbon offsets for shipping. Your organic fair trade bra will also come in recycled/biodegradable packaging materials. 

In fact, you can reuse the box to pack up unwanted clothing from any brand and send it back to Pact for recycling.

Inclusivity:

While the bras come in sizes XS-XXL, they’re best for A-C cups. We’d love to see expanded cup sizes in the future.  

Community & charitable giving:

Once you send back unwanted clothes, their Give Back. Wear Forward reallocates them to various nonprofits that provide clothing for people in need. 

Available: Pact

HOW WE FOUND THE BEST ORGANIC BRAS

Not to sound too after-school-special, but sustainable fashion isn’t just what you see on the outside; what’s inside matters, too. 

Actually, when you think about it, do you really want toxic synthetic fabrics sitting close to your heart? Or chemicals rubbing against your skin? 

What about a pile of padding and polyester taking up precious space in our growing landfills?

We definitely don’t, which is why we used our sustainable and ethical fashion criteria to take a peek at what’s under these brands’ blouses.

Materials:

Organic cotton, hemp, and bamboo are near and dear to our hearts. Literally. They’re better for us, better for the planet, and better for people processing them.  

While most organic bras still have a few inorganic components (hardware and spandex/elastase), we tried to stick to those with minimal percentages here.

Supply chain and labor practices:

We’d prefer to have our tatas supported by brands that support their workers. We look for transparent labor practices that include things like detailed reports of factories and workers, certifications, regular audits, proof of fair trade pay, and the assurance of safe working conditions.   

Green business practices:

Carbon neutral shipping, recyclable/compostable packaging, traditional crafting techniques instead of machinery, and closed-loop processes show brands care about their impact beyond the materials they use.

Inclusivity:

We love when a range of bodies can be supported by affordable organic bras that fit well—and when diverse models are showing off those bras. 

Community & charitable giving:

Bras may remain hidden underneath clothing, but it’s uplifting to see brands bearing all by sharing their role in a connected and supported community. 

We’re happy to report almost all of these brands were involved in some sort of giving—whether through 1% for the Planet, company grant funding, or projects to donate gently used clothes. 


FINAL THOUGHTS ON ORGANIC BRA BRANDS

Finding a bra that makes you feel good—in your skin and in your conscience—can be a task. 

Fortunately, these natural organic bra brands make it easy for us. 

Whether you’re after an extra boost or a barely-there bra, they’re using some of the world’s best organic materials to support you and the planet. 

As with any garment, only upgrade when you need to—or if you’re one of the 80% of women reportedly wearing the wrong size bra, you’ll be excused for sizing up!


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