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Distressed Jeans by Distressed Workers (SACOM 2015): 'Guangdong province is the home to the largest denim manufacturers in China, and produce roughly half of the world's entire production of the fabric. Garment workers in China often face extremely long working hours, low pay, insecure employment situations and the lack of formal contracts.'
UNIQLO: Made for all at the cost of its workers' suffering (SACOM 2016): 'The UNIQLO campaign aims at unveiling the poor labour conditions in China under the global fast fashion supply chain. It aspires to raise public awareness on the labour issues behind UNIQLO’s trendy clothes and urges the company to correct the labour rights violations, which SACOM has found in the latest investigation on its supplier factories.'
The Story of Microfibers (Story of Stuff 2017): 'Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials -- plastic, in fact. But these synthetic fabrics, from which 60% of all clothing on earth is made, have a big hidden problem: when they’re washed, they release tiny plastic bits -- called microfibers -- that flow down our drains, through water treatment plants, and out into our rivers, lakes and oceans by the billions.'