Wrapping yourself up in one of these luxuriously soft, organic towels is the perfect way to add a bit of sustainable self-care into your everyday life. These brands have 100% natural, earth-minded towels that you dry off with in good conscience knowing the fabric is safe for your skin and good for our planet, too.
The towels listed in this guide are made from all eco-friendly and organic materials — mostly from organic cotton as well as some linen and hemp. Check out this post to learn more about organic cotton, this post for more on linen, and this one on hemp!
Alright let’s get into it!
The Best Places to Find Sustainable Organic Bath Towels
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Anact’s versatile, eco-friendly towels are made from an all-natural blend of 55% hemp and 45% organic cotton, and are also completely dye-free. There are no harmful chemicals used during the manufacturing process, which protects both you and the factory workers. These durable towels are absorbent and fast drying, while preventing the growth of mildew, proving that sustainability doesn’t have to come at the cost of functionality.
But Anact is more than a sustainable towel brand — this company is on a mission to disrupt the textile industry. They do this by taking responsibility for the end-of-life of the products they sell, by advocating for local manufacturing, and by helping create jobs for US farmers to grow hemp. Anact also partners with changemakers to push for legislative action and to fundraise for environmental justice initiatives. and to fundraise for environmental justice initiatives.
Sizes: Bath Towel, Hand Towel, and Wash Towel
2. Delilah Home
Sustainable bedding and towel brand Delilah Home offers luxurious 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton towels made in Europe. Delilah Home’s towels were one of the first Vegan.org certified towels in the US market as well.
Long-staple organic Turkish cotton is loomed into extra long-loops to create a super soft and absorbent surface and thick, plush (yet lightweight) texture for Delilah Home’s towels. In other words, these are the kind of towels that you’ll look forward to wrapping yourself up in after a long day!
Sizes: Face Towel/Washcloth, Hand Towel, Bath Towel, Bath Sheet
These ribbed organic cotton towels from Misona are the ultimate combination of texture and softness. The plush, absorbent towels are designed to offer a gentle post-shower scrub without irritating your skin. Plus, they come in five gorgeous colors!
Misona’s luxurious eco-friendly towels meet both the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) requirements — a certification that ensures the use of organically grown fibers plus non-toxic production practices and other inputs — as well as the Oeko-Tex 100 Standard, which tests for toxic substances to protect the environment, textile workers, and consumers.
Sizes: Face Clothes, Hand Towel, Bath Towel, Bath Sheet
Woven from GOTS-certified organic cotton, Coyuchi’s towels are naturally soft and absorbent, without being heavy. The sustainable home brand has a variety of towels, from fluffy and plush styles to lightweight Turkish bath towels.
In addition to being certified by GOTS, some of Coyuchi’s eco-friendly towel styles are Made Safe-certified and Fair Trade-certified as well.
Sizes: Washcloth, Hand Towel, Bath Towel, Bath Sheet, Bath Mat
When it comes to hair, typical towels can actually be quite damaging. That’s why Sunrise Bliss creates hair towels made from absorbent organic cotton t-shirt material that helps dry your hair while not causing any of that dreaded breakage or frizziness. Genius, right? The brand’s towels also come in super fun colors and prints!
The brand uses GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified organic cotton to ensure that every step of the supply chain is environmentally conscious and that their product is safe to produce for the makers of their towels and safe to wear for all of us wearing their towels!
Sizes: Hair towels
Sustainable fashion brand PACT has affordable organic cotton basics for the home too. Their towels are certified organic and come in a range of comforting colors at approachable prices. PACT’s towels start at $20 for a set of two washcloths and go up to $140 for their bath sheet sets, which feature 6 towels.
Sizes: Washcloth, Hand Towel, Bath Towel, Bath Sheet
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Boll & Branch has spa-quality towels in warming neutral hues that will put you at ease. The brand has 100% organic cotton spa towels, which are lightweight and quick-drying, and plush towels, which are dense and luxuriously plush.
The cotton Boll & Branch sources for their towels is GOTS-certified and Fair Trade-certified. Their production is also certified Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX.
Sizes: Bath Towel
Using 100% all-natural biodegradable linen, Linoto is a Black-owned brand creating eco-friendly towels to help you make the business of keeping clean a little fancier with their plush selection.
Available in shades of oyster, ecru, and charcoal colors, these beautiful basket weave linen towels are absorbent, and fast drying, while being resistant to mold and mildew.
In an effort to be zero-waste, the brand creates small house helper towels as an eco-friendly alternative to paper towels from their unusable production off-cuts.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Bath Mats, Spa Towels, and Hand Towels
9. Made Trade
Made Trade is the place to find artisanal quality sustainable towels that are created by either fair trade, vegan, sustainable, or BIPOC- and/or Women-owned brands.
Explore an assorted range of handcrafted towels that were made to stand out on your bathroom shelves. All of the brands Made Trade carries are thoroughly vetted to meet their ethical and sustainable standards.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Bath Mats, Beach Towels, and Hand Towels
10. Under The Canopy
There’s just something crisp and fresh about the textured towels by Under The Canopy. They’re like something you might find in a five-star hotel bathroom or spa, but way better! These towels aren’t just available in plain white but in a spectrum of soft pastels and deeply saturated hues.
The best part? These towels are made using GOTS-certified organic cotton that has also received the OEKO-TEX® Made in Green stamp of approval to ensure they’ve been tested negative for harmful chemicals.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Hand Towels, and Bath Sheets
11. West Elm
Whether you’re headed to the beach, giving yourself an at-home spa treatment, or indulging in a warm bubble bath, West Elm has a range of organic towels to suit every need.
Made from GOTS-certified organic cotton, these towels are available in bundles of various sizes to help you maintain a cohesive color scheme. From waffle textures to Turkish tassels, West Elm’s diverse range of textured towels will have your linen closet looking Pinterest-worthy in no time.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Hand Towels, and Bath Mats
12. Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn has a range of textured organic cotton towels that’ll turn your bathroom from drab to fab in a jiffy. Whether it’s through their geometric textures, sumptuous waffle designs, or custom monogrammed guest towels, these sets are an absolute delight to have to hang around.
You can rest assured knowing that their towels have been tested for harmful substances through the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Bath Sheets, and Hand Towels
Made from 100% organic cotton, Grund’s plush range of towels feature a soft and fluffy pile that will make you feel wrapped up in luxury. Available in pairs and bundles, their “Prague” range features latticework-like textures that have been inspired by the city, which happens to be the capital of their global headquarters.
Available in muted hues and timeless patterns, you’ll find yourself reaching for these towels whenever you’re hosting guests.
Sizes: Washcloths, Bath Towels, Bath Sheets, and Hand Towels
If you’re biased toward the soft feel of a towel against your skin, then look no further. Target has a range of towels made from GOTS-certified organic cotton that is ultra-absorbent and fade-resistant to help you stay dry while ensuring you get your money’s worth.
Available in neutral hues and various sizes, Target also offers an assortment of towels for the little ones in your family.
Sizes: Bath Towels, Hand Towels, and Hooded Towels for Babies