06/12/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

6 Sexy And Sustainable Swimsuits

I know, I know, when it comes to discussion of ecofriendly swimsuits, going au naturale, AKA skinny dipping has the lowest environmental impact (except if you scare the fish with your exposed ladybits, ha ha) since there's no bathing costume to manufacture, ship and package.

But since most public beaches, at least here in the States, don't allow even partial nudity, you will have to wear SOMEthing to take a dip in. And now there are plenty of greener choices for swimwear; these six are seriously hot and due to their sustainable materials and carbon conscious packaging and/or made in the USAness, they won't contribute to global warming!

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