Why Bamboo Socks are the Most Sustainable Socks on the Market

The fashion industry is in the running for being one of the most polluting industries in the world. It is responsible for around 10% of global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. As you can see from the previous link, the fashion industry also consumes more energy than both the aviation and shipping industries combined.

Including cotton farming, the fashion industry also uses close to 93 billion cubic meters of water annually, which is about 4% of global freshwater withdrawals. The industry also produces an unbelievable amount of waste. An estimated 53% of all clothing fibres end up in landfills, incinerators, or elsewhere each year, with 12% downcycled to other lower-quality products. 

Recent trends have shown a growing awareness of the fashion industry’s environmental impact. This has led to a movement towards sustainable fashion, which focuses on creating clothing that is environmentally friendly, ethically produced, and socially responsible. 

Choosing sustainable sock brands is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and practice ethical fashion habits. Bamboo socks, for example, are the most sustainable socks on the market today. 

In this blog, we will discuss sustainable socks, with a focus on Bamboozld’s bamboo socks. We will cover the benefits of bamboo socks and explain why you should choose sustainable sock brands over other types of socks.

Why Choose Sustainable Socks?

At this point, you might be asking yourself, “What are sustainable socks?” and “Are bamboo socks sustainable”? Well, if you’re wondering why you should choose sustainable socks (such as bamboo), there are many reasons, including their environmental impact, ethics, and overall quality.

Sustainable socks are made from materials that have a low environmental impact. For example, bamboo socks are made from bamboo, which is both fast-growing and renewable. Bamboo is also a carbon-neutral plant, meaning it releases more oxygen into the air than it absorbs.

Sustainable sock brands engage in ethical labour practices and often operate out of countries with similar ethics. At Bamboozld, we source our bamboo from OEKO-TEX-certified factories where workers are paid fair wages and work in safe conditions. OEKO-TEX-certified factories are factories that meet high human rights and environmental protection standards.

What are the Benefits of Bamboo Socks?

There are many benefits that bamboo socks have to offer over traditional cotton socks, including:

  1. Comfort: Our bamboo socks are incredibly soft and comfortable to wear so you can feel more comfortable while walking.
  2. Temperature regulation: Bamboo socks naturally regulate temperature, keeping your feet warm in winter and cool in summer. 
  3. Odour control: Bamboo socks have natural antibacterial properties, which help to prevent odour and keep your feet smelling fresh all day long.
  4. Skincare: Bamboo socks are hypoallergenic and gentle on the skin, making them a good choice for people with sensitive skin or skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis.
  5. Moisture-wicking: Bamboo socks are highly moisture-wicking, so they will keep moisture out and keep your feet cool, dry, and comfortable during wet months and sweaty activities.

Top Sustainable Sock Brands

In addition to Bamboozld, some of the top sustainable sock brands out now are Conscious Step, Organic Basics, Cariloha, Boody, Tentree, and Woron.

All of these brands are committed to using ethical labour practices to produce sustainable socks and other garments.


Bamboozld is one of the leading brands offering sustainable socks in Australia. Our ethical sourcing program strives to improve working standards and conditions in the factories where we get our products. We invest in resources and infrastructure and we work with our suppliers to teach them about the importance of compliance and improving workers' conditions.

Bamboozld socks are available in a variety of styles, patterns, and colours for men, women, and children.

Conscious Step

Conscious Step is a US-based brand of sustainable socks. Their socks are made from organic cotton, recycled materials, and bamboo. 

For every pair of socks sold, Conscious Step donates a pair of socks to those in need.

Organic Basics

Designed in Copenhagen, Organic Basics is a Danish brand of sustainable clothing and underwear that is “made ethically for all on Earth”. Organic Basics socks are made from organic cotton, TENCEL™,  and recycled materials.


Cariloha is a US-based brand of luxurious and sustainable bamboo bedding, bath, and clothing. Cariloha’s sustainable running socks, trouser socks, and no-show socks are made from bamboo viscose, one of the most renewable resources on earth.


Boody is an Australian brand of sustainable bamboo apparel. Their bamboo fabric maintains its shape and is great for sensitive skin. Boody's bamboo socks are made from silky smooth viscose that keeps you cool and comfortable with seamless stretch.


When it comes to sustainability, Canadian brand Tentree stands out from the crowd. With their commitment to environmental responsibility, workers' rights, and animal welfare, Tentree has earned a solid reputation as a brand that is making a positive impact on the world.

Tentree socks are made from a variety of sustainable materials, including organic cotton, recycled polyester, and bamboo. For every item sold, Tentree plants ten trees (hence the name). 


Woron is a Copenhagen-based brand of sustainable women’s underwear. Woron socks are made from luxurious Egyptian organic cotton. They feature extra smooth and long fibres for softness and longevity.

The Bamboozld Difference

Bamboozld is committed to ethical sourcing and sustainable practices. We view our suppliers as an extension of our team and are committed to ensuring safe workplaces and the protection of workers' human rights. We also invest in resources and infrastructure to educate our suppliers on the importance of compliance and improving workers' conditions.

We are proud to have long-term partnerships with our suppliers and have been working closely with them over the past 15 years to provide safe and stable employment for their workers. We are also certified by OEKO-TEX, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BSCI, and FSC, and have implemented Human Trafficking and Anti-Slavery Control Procedures.

In addition to bamboo socks, Bamboozld also offers a range of other sustainable products, including underwear, clothing, and accessories. For high-quality sustainable socks at an affordable price, visit our sale page for more deals.

Our Sustainable Values at Bamboozld, & why you should Buy our Bamboo Socks

At Bamboozld, we believe that sustainable fashion is the future. We make high-quality, sustainable socks and products that are light on the pocket.

Shop the Bamboozld collection today and witness the difference that sustainable socks can make on your feet and the plane
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