Check out Planet Protect Sportswear, a brand new retailer that vends responsibly made items and gives 10 percent of its profits to either Earth Share of Oregon or Oceana (workplace of intrepid Gristmill contributor Andrew Sharpless).

Planet Protect welcomes freelance artists to design T-shirts. Or if you happen to know a producer of sustainable swimsuits, let CEO Jim Beriault know, as he says:

For beachwear, I couldn’t find any sustainable products in bikinis or one-piece suits. Nobody out there is selling anything like this. There’s no hope for me to carry it anytime soon. Even if it was only 20 percent recyclable it would be on the right path.

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