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A green swimsuit is a suit that has been made from recycled materials. It can be any color, but it must have at least 50% post-consumer content (PCV). The PCV of the fabric used to make your suit will appear on the hangtag attached to each garment.

The best Green Swimsuit in the UK: Our selection

Green Swimsuit: Frequently asked questions

What types of Green Swimsuit are there and what determines a good product?

There are two types of Green Swimsuit. One is the traditional one-piece swimsuits, and the other type is a bikini style with separate top and bottom pieces.

A good Green Swimsuit is one that fits you well, and makes you feel great. It should be comfortable to wear in the water, it shouldn’t ride up or down when wet (or dry), and it should look flattering on your body type.

Who should use a Green Swimsuit?

Anyone who wants to swim in a chlorinated pool.

Based on what criteria should you buy a Green Swimsuit?

The most important thing is to buy a swimsuit that fits you well. If it doesn’t fit, then the color of your suit won’t matter much. You should also consider how often and where you will be swimming when choosing a green swimsuit. For example, if you are going on vacation in Hawaii or Costa Rica for 2 weeks and plan on spending lots of time at the beach or pool everyday – go ahead and splurge on an expensive high-quality green bathing suit because this one may last longer than others (and look better too.). But if all you do is take quick dips into pools once every few months during summertime BBQs with friends…then don’t spend more money than necessary. Also keep in mind that some materials hold up better over time than others so choose wisely based upon what type of activities/swimming conditions your new Green Swimwear will endure.

Here are some common pitfalls to look out for when comparing a Green Swimsuit.

1) The fabric of the swimwear is not eco-friendly, it may contain harmful chemicals and dyes that can cause skin irritation or allergies. Always check if there’s any mention of “eco-friendly” on the label before buying one.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Green Swimsuit?


A Green Swimsuit is made of recycled materials and uses less energy to produce. It also has a longer lifespan than conventional swimwear, which means it can be used for more years in the water before needing replacement.


The biggest disadvantage of a Green Swimsuit is that it will not be as fast in the water. This may cause you to lose races and miss out on medals.

Shopping Guide: Everything you need to know

Which brands and manufacturers are represented in our review?

In our review, we present products from various manufacturers and suppliers. The list includes products from the following brands and manufacturers, among others:

  • CharmLeaks
  • Iris & Lilly

What is the price range of the featured products?

The cheapest Green Swimsuit in our review costs around 14 pounds and is ideal for customers who are conscious about their money. However, those who are willing to spend more money for better quality can also spend around 28 pounds for one of the more expensive products.