The Best Men’s Organic Jeans

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Looking for a good pair of men’s organic jeans? Look no further.

All men need a good pair of jeans and environmentalist want clothing made from sustainable fabrics. Environmentalist men want both.

A few years ago, it was impossible to find a good pair of men’s organic jeans that didn’t make your lower half look like a blocky cartoon.

Then, a few high-end specialty brands started producing designer jeans made from organic cotton but the problem was that they would cost you a fortune.

Now there’s good news! There are a few brands that are producing great looking men’s organic jeans that won’t break the bank. You can look good and know you’re doing some good.

My favorites are PatagoniaprAna, and Nudie Jeans.

Why Buy Men’s Organic Jeans?

Buying organic jeans keeps harmful chemicals out of the environment.

Jeans are made from cotton and while cotton only takes up 3% of the world’s farmland, it uses more than 20% of the world’s chemical pesticides. In 2008, the United States used nearly 4 pounds of pesticide for each acre of cotton.What’s worse is that 7 of the top 15 pesticides used on cotton are considered to be “likely” or “known” human carcinogens by the EPA.

Then there are the tons of herbicides and fertilizers.

Organic cotton still uses chemical inputs, but uses more ecologically sound methods of production. As of 2011, organic cotton only accounted for 0.7% of total world cotton production but cultivation is on the rise.

Buying organic cotton products will help grow organic cotton’s market share and keep harmful chemicals out of the environment.

READ: How to Wash Your Jeans

The Manly Green Men’s Organic Jeans Top Picks:

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Photo Credits: PatagoniaREIAmazon

 

Wear one of these pairs of jeans? What do you think? Love another pair of men’s organic jeans that didn’t make the list? Let me know below!