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If you’re one of the millions of yogis out there, you probably got into the practice while looking to destress or become more flexible. There are so many health benefits in taking the time to stretch several times a week, and the right mat, rug, or accessory can help us practice comfortably and reduce the risk of injury. We’re always searching for low-slip mats with plenty of support and just the right amount of cushion.

We’ve found a few brands that are all about keeping you eco-friendly and engaged in whatever yoga, meditation, or stress relief you’re into—whether it’s a long savasana or that firefly pose you’ve been aiming to master.

Looking for eco-friendly yogawear, too? Head here for our favorite sustainable activewear brands. And here are our favorite online classes to do at home!

*Article updated January 2023

1. Brentwood Home

Ethics | GOTS & OEKO-TEX certified, carbon-neutral factory, organic & nontoxic materials, gives back, certified vegan, made in USA Our Pick | Organic Non-Slip Yoga Mat ($159) Price Range | $159

Brentwood Home has been making mattresses and home essentials with Los Angeles-based artisans for over 30 years, and it does so with organic, nontoxic, and natural materials free of chemical retardants, phthalates, and heavy metals. If you’ve never tried a cotton yoga mat before, you can read our editors’ review to get the scoop on this breathable, stable, comfy option.

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2. Jade Yoga

Ethics | Natural rubber, sustainable practices, made in the USA, gives back, PVC-free Our Pick | Travel Mat ($70) Price Range | $25–$200

Strong grip? Bold colors? Non-slip? Check, check, and check with Jade Yoga’s yoga mats. Crafted in the USA with natural rubber, they’re sustainable too, as Jade Yoga plants a tree with each purchase. (Over a million have been planted already!) Plus, it gives back to a number of causes throughout the year, including the fight against ovarian cancer. We’re big fans of the easy-to-carry travel mat, so we can get our stretch on anywhere.

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3. Manduka

Ethics | Zero waste & eco-friendly practices, biodegradable & responsibly sourced natural tree rubber, non-toxic Our Pick | eKO® Yoga Mat 5mm ($95) Price Range | $45–$130

No matter where you are in your yoga journey, Manduka has just what you need. The company carries mats for beginners all the way to those doing performance-minded hot yoga. (Not sure which mat is best for you? Manduka has a quiz to guide you!) Biodegradable and 99 percent latex-free, these made-for-good mats will keep you cool and comfortable in any session.

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4. Gaiam

Ethics | Recycled, natural, & sustainable materials Our Pick | Performance Jute Yoga Mat ($40) Price Range | $15-$80

One of Gaiam’s commitments is to sustainable healthy living accessible to all—especially via eco-friendly offerings. From yoga blocks made of 100 percent recycled cork to meditation chairs built from sustainable rattan and kapok, Gaiam goes beyond yoga mats. But even the brand’s mats are made with materials like jute and natural rubber, as well as being up to 8mm thick.

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5. YogaKargha

Ethics | Organic cotton & recycled materials, handwoven in India, carbon-neutral shipping Our Pick | Anti-Skid Mat ($70) Price Range | $60–$150

YogaKargha is an India-based boutique working with artisans and longtime traditions to create pieces for yoga and meditation. Each mat is individually handwoven using materials like organic cotton, natural wool and rubber, and recycled fibers. We especially love the anti-skid grips for those tougher poses and stretches. Thanks to Etsy, YogaKargha orders will be delivered to you in carbon-neutral shipping.

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6. Bennd Yoga

Ethics | 100% ethically sourced raw cotton, eco-friendly practices, biodegradable, recycled materials, low-impact packaging Our Pick | Madder Root, Turmeric, and Harda Ayurvedic Yoga Mat ($170) Price Range | $170-190

As you breathe through your sun salutations, you can be confident that you won’t be absorbing any harmful chemicals from your Bennd Yoga mat. These mats are hand-loomed and medicinally dyed with ayurvedic herbs to boost circulation, improve mental performance, reduce inflammation, and support immune and digestive health. Bonus? Made with raw, ethically sourced materials, Bennd mats are naturally antibacterial, antimicrobial, and hypoallergenic.

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7. Avocado

Ethics | Certified B Corp, climate-neutral, gives back, GOTS & OEKO-TEX certified organic cotton, ethically made in USA, MADE SAFE certified Our Pick | Yoga Organic Meditation Pillow ($79) Price Range | $79

Okay, this isn’t a mat but we are a big fan of props in our practice and this one is a fave! Avocado is the world’s first Climate Neutral mattress and furniture company, and the same standard applies to their Yoga and Meditation pillow. It’s crafted with organic cotton sourced from India, and filled with vegan buckwheat from the United States. Finished in Los Angeles, every part of the supply chain is ethical and sustainable. We use this pillow for aligning our spines and improving our posture, even when we’re not doing yoga!

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