PLEASE NOTE: This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

If you do not change your browser settings you are agreeing to their use.

Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Social Media
Home Twitter Facebook Linked In RSS Feed
Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

New China denim sandblasting claims

Written by Tommy Lee

XINTANG - Chinese garment factories are continuing to use the potentially harmful sandblasting method for ‘ageing’ denim jeans, and are reportedly supplying major high street fashion brands and retailers, according to an investigation from Al Jazeera. The 101 East programme ‘Denim Blues’, recently aired on Al Jazeera, showcased factories at Xintang, in China’s Guangdong province, where an estimated 260 million pairs of jeans are produced each year. The investigative team reportedly found jeans with Hollister, American Eagle Outfitters and Abercrombie and Fitch labels.


THE ECOTEXTILE NEWS BACK ISSUE ARCHIVE

Job of the Week

Be part of something Better - Supply Chain Coordinator at Better Cotton Initiative – London/Geneva

An opportunity to join an enthusiastic and dynamic team that are making significant global changes. Supporting the Senior Manager - Assurance and Supply Chain Compliance, on maintaining the integrity of the Chain of Custody (CoC) guidelines and coordinating the execution of the BCI Assurance Program in your assigned countries.

Need to advertise a job? Email: info@mclnews.com to promote your listing through Careers in Textiles.

Reference Tools