We researched some of the most ethical and eco-friendly yoga accessories. Promise this is the most extensive list you will find of eco-conscious yoga gear & props: straps, blocks, blankets, bolsters, bags and carriers, cushions and pillows, wheels, water bottles and much more so you are fully equipped for a lifetime of yoga practice!
At OurGoodBrands we are on a mission to make the yoga practice more sustainable. From ethically-made yoga wear, also our guide on eco-friendly yoga mats and, with this one, we are completing your green bucket list with this most extensive guide of sustainable yoga accessories. They will truly support you in your yoga journey and help you to safely uplevel your poses and stretches.
For each eco-friendly yoga gear, we have included information such as why it’s a good brand, the materials used, and its performance benefits. Basically, we’ve done the hard work for you so that you can easily choose what is the most convenient option. The goal of this guide is to help easily compare, including the price range – you will be happy to realise that supporting a more sustainable world doesn’t come at a great investment!
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Without further ado, let’s jump right into each yoga section including blocks, bolsters, mat bags & carriers, straps, wheels, blankets, eye pillows, headbands, prop cleaners, water bottles, and notebooks. Grab your cuppa and enjoy!
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Eco-friendly yoga blocks
1. Zafu eco-friendly buckwheat blocks
Award-winning earth-friendly yoga block that is firm for proper support yet soft enough to use for poses where a hard block would not work. Excellent for assisting people with limited flexibility. Offered in a variety of colors. Includes a removable cover with a handle for easy transport.
Materials: Organic cotton, eco-friendly dyes and stuffed with Buckwheat Hulls
Price range (USD): From $35
2. Manduka® eco-friendly cork blocks
Made of renewable sustainable cork, this high-quality yoga block has a firmness not found in foam blocks, and allows you to feel secure in the support it generously provides. There are no toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing of our cork yoga blocks.
Materials: 100% Natural Cork
Price range (USD): From $16 (After pay accepted)
3. Yoloha eco-friendly cork blocks
Yoloha solid cork yoga blocks provide unparalleled stability and support, allowing you to flow into poses with more confidence. Rounded edges for comfort in gripping and when used as back support. Body kind with no chemicals, latex or PVC’s. Naturally antimicrobial and built to last a lifetime using the highest grade of cork on the market. The blocks come in many beautiful designs and with each set of blocks, you receive Yoloha’s Yoga Block Guidebook as well, featuring 46 postures to both challenges and restore your body.
Materials: 100% Natural Recycled Cork
Price range (USD): single cork block from $24 (use code OURGOODBRANDS for a 10% discount on all Yoloha products!)
4. Gaiam eco-friendly cork block
This cork block is a great option for those who do not feel flexible enough to complete some yoga poses, helping to increase your reach and flexibility. Get extra grip and traction, natural texture, comfortable and pliable, with rounded edges for extra comfort.
Materials: 100% Natural Recycled Cork
Price range (USD): From $15
5. Gaiam eco-friendly performance cork block
This cork block is performance-oriented and slightly larger than the standard ones. The few extra inches allows deepening your stretches and poses, ensuring proper alignment during poses as well as a comfortable seat for meditation.
Materials: 100% Natural Recycled Cork
Price range (USD): From $20
6. Hugger Mugger eco-friendly bamboo blocks
Hugger Mugger bamboo yoga blocks are made with fast-growing, renewable bamboo. Get sturdy, stable, and sustainable support. These blocks feature a hollow construction to reduce weight, have rounded edges for comfort, and are topped off with a beautiful satiny finish.
Materials: 100% Natural Bamboo
Price range (USD): From $28
7. Create Flow eco-friendly cork blocks
The Create Flow Cork Yoga Blocks are made from 100% renewable, sustainable, sturdy cork harvested from certified forests without cutting down the tree. After harvest, the thick and rugged bark grows back, resulting in no harm to the tree. There are no toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing of our cork yoga blocks, so it’s kind to the earth and kind to you.
Materials: natural cork, no dyes used in manufacturing
Price range (USD): From $38
Eco-friendly yoga bolsters
8. Zafu organic eco-friendly yoga bolster
This bolster’s removable, washable cover is made from 100% organic cotton muslin, and the filling is organic, dust-mite-resistant kapok (a natural fiber harvested from the seed pods of the kapok tree). The combination makes it firm but comfortable support for a variety of stretching and resting asanas.
Materials: Organic cotton muslin, stuffed with organic, dust-mite-resistant kapok.
Price range (USD): From $77
9. Manduka eQua® yoga bolster
Manduka has a large range of yoga bolster available, all made with an outer microfiber cover is made with the eQua® microfiber fabric, a recyclable synthetic material, engineered for performance & durability. The bolsters are lightweight, classic, round bolster featuring a resilient, long lasting fiber-fill to create a firm cushion the support you are looking for.
Materials: eQua® microfiber fabric
Price range (USD): From $56 (After pay accepted)
10. Yoloha eco-friendly cork meditation cushion
Yoloha’s premium cork meditation cushion is handmade in the USA from sustainable cork fabric and recycled cork filler. Cork provides a warm, soft, lightweight cushion that contours nicely to your body. Naturally resists odors and mold. Double-stitched with care for long-lasting comfort and mindfulness on the go, as it’s lightweight and portable yet grounding. Size: 13″ width | 5.5″ height | 2 lbs.
Materials: 100% Natural Cork
Price range (USD): From $79 (use code OURGOODBRANDS for a 10% discount on all Yoloha products!)
11. Mandala Dream Co. eco-friendly hemp bolster
Beautifully handcrafted and custom made bolsters feature pure organic unadulterated hemp for you to enjoy a pure restorative dream. The outer cover (which can be ordered in the raw ivory or in our eco plant hand-dye designs, detailed below) is 100% hemp canvas, hard-wearing, durable and climate-friendly with an upholstery grade zip. The inner cover (also zipped) is hand stuffed with pure hemp fibre. You can however choose to purchase without the filling & use your own insert, and just order your bespoke cover only. This extra-large bolster measures 75cm in length & 27 cm in diameter and weighs a solid 3+ kgs.
Materials: outer hemp Canvas, stuffed with hemp fibre & plant-based handmade dyes.
Price range (USD): From $150
Eco-friendly yoga straps
12. Manduka® yoga straps
All Manduka yoga straps are lightweight and durable, ensuring slip-free support for even the most challenging positions.
Materials: 100% unbleached eco-friendly cotton using AZO, lead, and heavy metal-free dyes
Price range (USD): From $12 (After pay accepted)
13. Zafu Organic Cotton Yoga Straps
Great for your favorite asanas, Zafu’s Organic Cotton Yoga Strap will help you deepen stretches, achieve hard-to-reach poses, improve your flexibility and add challenge to your workouts.
Materials: Organic cotton
Price range (USD): From $14,50
14. Yoloha eco-friendly yoga straps (and mat carrier!)
Two uses, one strap. Carry your mat in comfort or assist your poses without pinching. Dual stainless steel loops on either end keep the loops locked in place, so they stay tight around your mat and loose around your hands and feet during stretching. Features soft and sturdy organic cotton webbing with stylish cork labels and double-stitch construction. Quick and easy to slip on and fits any size mat. Handmade in the USA and built to last a lifetime.
Materials: Soft and study cotton webbing for the strap; dual stainless loops to keep the mat from unrolling.
Price range (USD): From $24
15. Create Flow eco-friendly yoga strap
A perfect yoga accessory for a student of all levels. Designed to be durable, strong and luxuriously soft to support your yoga practice. A highly versatile yoga prop that can be used to access deeper releases and support a beginner student in practicing with safe alignment. As with all of Create Flow’s products, this yoga strap is made under ethical workplace conditions, sweatshop free.
Materials: Organic cotton thread; double D ring metal buckle; colour dark grey with a natural non-toxic dye without AZO and heavy metals.
Price range (USD): From $26
Eco-friendly yoga blankets
16. Manduka® blankets
The brand has two blankets in its range of yoga accessories. The Peruvian recycled cotton yoga blanket with a touch of luxe and yet rustic fabric moves the way you want it to. Also, the recycled wool blanket is made out of 100% recycled fibers, this blanket is moldable and foldable to support your body in restorative and dynamic yoga poses for the ultimate warmth, comfort, and versatility.
Materials: Recycled cotton or recycled wool
Price range (USD): From $38 (After pay accepted)
17. Manduka yogitoes®
These yoga towels will help you prevent slipping no matter how much you move or sweat. Ultra absorbent, lightweight and quick drying. Yogitoes® features our patented Skidless® Technology, which utilizes silicone nubs to grip your mat and keep you in place. Durable enough to take anywhere: the beach, the gym, pilates or travelling. In terms of sustainability, the towels are made from no fewer than eight discarded plastic bottles. The vibrant colors are created free of AZO, lead and heavy metal dyes to protect our workers, our customers and our environment.
Materials: Skidless® from discarded plastic bottles
Price range (USD): From $58 (After pay accepted)
18. Zafu handcrafted, chenille herringbone blanket
This blanket has hemmed edges and gets softer after every wash. Domestically grown and milled 100% organic cotton, made of chenille herringbone with hemmed edges. Comes in two colours, Natural or Cocoa and three sizes.
Materials: Organic cotton
Price range (USD): From $65
19. Gaiam eco-friendly meditation blanket
This blanket is designed to be rolled up and ideal to be used for meditation, your savasana or even for your picnic ventures. Popularized by yoga studios across the world, these beautiful blankets are handwoven in Mexico.
Materials: reclaimed cotton fibers.
Price range (USD): From $19
20. Hugger Mugger recycled blanket
This extra-thick blanket provides comfortable support for Shoulderstand and restorative yoga poses. It’s woven using recycled polyester and acrylic fibers — good for anyone who has an allergy or sensitivity to traditional wool blankets. It’s a long-lasting and durable and reversible super soft blanket.
Materials: Made from recycled polyester and acrylic fibers.
Price range (USD): From $44
21. inhale exhale
inhale exhale Yoga blanket was born for the final śavāsana, when it is time to relax body and mind, calm and rest softly. This moment, at the end of your yoga practice, your body is all worked out, full of energy, craving a soft and breathable cover to help it recover.
This soft blanket is made out of cotton double layer woven muslin fabric because of its natural material, softness and breathability, making it suitable for all seasons. These beautiful and colourful blankets & shawls are designed minimalist, creating no waste in the process, and locally handmade by artisans. Each of these blankets are handled personally and come packed in an eco-organic cotton bag.
The inhale exhale color scheme is based on the colors of nature, selected from four key elements of life: Fire, Water, Earth and Air. The founder believes these colors have an impact on our moods and emotions, wrapping in a warm or cold color can change our feeling. Choose your favourite from a palette of 14 colors.
Materials: cotton double layer woven muslin fabric.
Price range (USD): From $103
Eco-friendly yoga mat bags & carriers
22. Manduka® Carriers and Bags
The bags have separate compartments that will keep your mat, clothing and personal items organized and protected. Both Carriers and Bags are made of materials that are certified by OEKO-TEX, an environmental certification agency in Europe for the textile industry that ensures the safety of the manufacturer, people and planet.
Materials: Certified OEKO-TEX materials
Price range (USD): From $20 (After pay accepted)
23. Urbivore Macrame Yoga Mat Strap + Keychain
This handmade macrame yoga mat strap is a very sturdy, comfortable, and hip way to tote your Yoga Mat or Beach Blanket to and from class or the beach. The strap also includes brass swivel hook for your keys so you can leave your bag at home and have a convenient way to bring your keys along.
Materials: Durable 3 ply cotton rope, 2 brass metal D-rings and brass clip for your keys
Price range (USD): From $38
24. Urbivore eco-friendly cork carrying strap
One of a kind carrying strap. Urbivore founders tried to figure out what to do with their cork yoga mats that have a few blemishes and would otherwise go to waste, they come up with the idea of this upcycled cork yoga mat carrying strap. This comfortable cork yoga mat insert adds extra cushion and comfort for any user – making it a great upgrade to the conventional nylon carrying straps. And you get to support zero-waste! Fully adjustable and easy to use, this carrying strap will fit any size mat (Length: 105cm)
Materials: Made from upcycled cork yoga mats.
Price range (USD): From $38
25. Yoloha eco-friendly cork mat bag
Cleverly designed and handmade using natural cork which is easy to clean and extremely durable. A roomy interior fits mats up to 28 inches wide plus extra gear. Includes two separate outside pockets for valuables. Features a “J-Zipper” so you can quickly remove your mat from the bag without completely unzipping and a fully adjustable cotton strap for every body size. Built for sweaty gear with triple grommet holes in the bottom to let your gear air out and nylon lined interior that won’t absorb moisture.
Materials: Outer made with durable natural cork; easy to keep clean with nylon lined interior; adjustable cotton strap.
Price range (USD): From $59 (use code OURGOODBRANDS for a 10% discount on all Yoloha products!)
26. Wai Lana Green organic cotton yoga tote
It’s made from organic cotton tinted with natural dyes and embellished with embroidered designs, this yoga-mat tote is “light and large enough to take the mat in and out of the bag easily, without being too roomy,” a teacher tester said. It’s 27″”L x 6″” diameter (so fits most mats)
Materials: 100% organic cotton and colored with natural, eco-friendly dyes
Price range (USD): From $25
27. Prana recycled mat bag
Prana bags are simple in design, lightweight, and you can easily induce your yoga mat in the bag. The steadfast mat bags features a cinch-top closure, quick-dry properties and easy to clean, as well as a mesh bottom for extra fresh airflow. Front stash pocket with keyring holder and adjustable webbing shoulder strap.
Materials: 100% Recycled Polyester
Price range (USD): From $30
28. Bagmaya eco-friendly yoga mat bag
Bagmaya was born from a volunteering experience in Nepal. The founders are striving to continue their impact in the country, by empowering people from disadvantaged communities. If you are looking for a beautiful and practical yoga mat bag that has also been ethically made from sustainable materials, then the Pushkar Yoga Mat Bag from Bagmaya is your best bet. Handmade in Nepal with natural hemp, this comfortable yoga mat bag will allow you to go anywhere hands-free, thanks to its backpack-style design.
It also features an external pocket for a reusable water bottle, plus one external pocket and another internal pocket for your valuables. It’s large enough to fit your yoga mat plus other yoga accessories like yoga straps or a small towel. On top of that, the guys at Bagmaya will plant a tree with your order, and your yoga mat bag will arrive in plastic-free packaging. Can’t get much better than that!
Price range (USD): From $40
Eco-friendly yoga eye pillows
29. Mandala Dream Co. Organic hemp eye pillows
Ideal to be used regularly in Yoga during relaxation or meditation sessions (Savasana) however they have many other uses. If you warm your eye pillow gently in the sun & ease yourself back into pure relaxation, meditation or rest. Instead, you can cool eye pillow insert in fridge or freezer for headache, neck pain or tired and puffy eyes, allowing its magic to soothe. Or also use as a sleep aid, the scents will send you adrift into a peaceful slumber. The base filling is delicate organic flaxseeds blended with the beautiful Blue Lotus, the additional botanicals and organic essential oils for your choice are Calming (lavender and rose petals), Grounding (patchouli, frankincense & sandalwood) & Restorative (sweet myrrh & ylang ylang). The products are all eco-dyed either raw in colour (ivory) or hand eco-dyed shibori style, with their homegrown plant eco dyes based on seasonal availability.
Materials: hemp, peace silk, blend of plants & plant-based natural handmade dyes.
Price range (USD): From $23
30. Create Flow restore organic eye pillows
Create Flow’s eye pillows are handmade in Australia with hemp love. Your purchase will help to empower, support and educate communities in need. Hemp is a highly sustainable, low-impact crop, requiring minimal water and zero pesticides or herbicides for growth and very little water consumption for production to the fabric. Create Flow has chosen to blend the hemp with luxurious un-dyed yak wool, giving an incredible softness to the fabric. Comes with a cotton carrier bag to keep your eye pillow in perfect condition between classes.
Materials: The outer slip is un-dyed organic hemp & yak wool; the inner lining is unbleached cotton; the filling is Australian grown organic linseed and Australian-grown organic lavender.
Price range (USD): From $37
Eco-friendly yoga wheels
31. Yoloha cork yoga wheels
Yoloha beautifully designed and handmade wooden wheels are a simple circle with a surprising amount of ways to enhance your practice. A yoga wheel is an excellent tool for stretching and relieving pain in the spine and shoulders, assisting the safe advancement into deeper postures, and adding stability and versatility in balance poses, backbends and much more. Their collections are all made by craftsman Bill right in Charleston, SC. The core is constructed from sustainably-sourced maple and poplar wood. Rounded interior edges making gripping comfortable. An outer layer of latex-free foam topped with cork provides cushion with the antimicrobial and non-slip benefits of cork.
The wheels come in many stunning designs and with each set of blocks you receive Yoloha’s Yoga Wheel Guidebook as well, featuring 35 postures arranged through 5 sequences to enter and exit the pose correctly.
Materials: sustainably-sourced maple and poplar wood; latex-free foam & cork.
Price range (USD): From $109
Eco-friendly yoga water bottle
32. Yoloha cork & stainless steel water bottles
Change the way you hydrate with a bottle constructed from sustainable bamboo, natural cork and high quality 18/8 food-grade stainless steel. Double-walled vacuum insulation technology keeps drinks cold up to 24 hrs and hot up to 6 hrs. Each bottle is wrapped in a layer of non-slip, condensation-free cork to prevent drops and dents. No paint, no plastic and built to last a lifetime. This may be the only bottle you’ll ever need. Yoloha water bottles come in a range of beautiful designs to be inspired before, during and after your yoga practice!
Materials: natural cork and high quality 18/8 food-grade stainless steel.
Price range (USD): From $34
33. Miijo crystal water bottles
Enjoy your Miijo with a natural look, featuring a bamboo lid and base and glass. The crystals inside of the bottle hold a vibrational frequency, and it is said the crystal become charged with the energy or intentions of their owner. Powering crystals with positive intentions encourages focus on your goals and intentions. Using the crystal and water together marries the benefits of water consumption and the continued reminder of positive thoughts and intentions.
The crystals used by Miijo are safe to be in contact with drinking water and you can choose between six types of crystal: Rose Quartz, Clear Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Obsidian, Amethyst and Citrine. The crystals are sourced from Mozambique, Brazil, Madagascar and China.
Materials: bamboo, glass and the crystal of your choice
Price range (USD): From $75
Eco-friendly yoga massage balls
34. Urbivore eco-friendly cork massage balls
This set of two cork balls are a great prop to unwind those deep knots when stretching. They’re firm enough to target tight muscles and release tension within. They are 6.5 cm diameter and comes in a set with a travel bag.
Materials: 100% Natural Recycled Cork
Price range (USD): From $18
Eco-friendly yoga spray cleaner
35. Urbivore extra Grip + Yoga Mat Cleaner
Align your chakras with our extra grip mat spray! A few spritzes on your mat before each practice will stimulate deep breathing – raise your energy and relax your body. Because cork naturally contains a waxy substance called suberin, your cork yoga mat actually gets grippier when wet! For best practice spray on the parts of your mat where your hands and feet will be to enhance your grip and deepen your stretch. Made from aqua, essential oils and castile soap. We chose eucalyptus + peppermint for mental clarity, orange for some citrusy zest, and a dash of fir for a therapeutic earthy undertone. Because essential oils are infused with the essential oils of plants-there is an antibacterial action as well as an odour-neutralizing effect!” So feel free to use this spray as a mat cleaner to keep things smelling extra nice!
Materials: Aqua, essential oils and castile soap
Price range (USD): From $12
36. DIY eco-friendly yoga mat cleaner
If you are into essential oils and want to DIY eco-friendly yoga mat cleaner, here’s you new favourite recipe:
- 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
- 3/4 cup water
- 20 drops of your favourite essential oil
Repurpose an old spray bottle and make sure to label the bottled product “yoga mat cleaner”. Spray on your mat after every use to get rid of the bacteria and sweat drops!
Eco-friendly yoga hair ties & headbands
37. Kooshoo yoga hair accessories
Kooshoo was founded by Jesse and Rachel, husband and wife yoga teachers proudly based out of Victoria, Canada. Together with a small, tight-knit team, they have set out to create a lifestyle company that does well at every level – from the communities growing the textiles to the beautiful souls wearing the final hair ties, headbands, kids pants and shawls. It’s ethically made in California, using solar power energy. This brand also gives back to charity!
Materials: Organic Cotton, Dyed by hand
Price range (USD): From $20
Eco-friendly yoga notebooks and journals
38. Write the World Notebooks
This brand is a social and eco-enterprise fully dedicated to notebooks, showcasing 12 beautiful designs, printed on FSC certified paper, and are manufactured carbon-neutral, acid-free or Elemental Chlorine Free. Most importantly, for each notebook, you donate 100% to an effective charity. It is light and perfect to design your yoga sequences, diary your progress in asanas or take notes of your meditation sessions.
Price range (USD): $7.50
39. Mari Design Journals
Mari Design Journal brings a collection of notebooks that can be used for writing, planning, sketching, or for designing yoga flows and tracking progress. As someone who has used a lot of notebooks, planners, and sketchbooks over time the brand’s founder designed these journals as something that can be used for everything, matching the beautiful yoga mat collection and provide visual healing.
Price range (USD): $11
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