This is the first in our Remake the Label infographic series highlighting the top issues in each country where our clothes are made.
Do you have a favorite dress or tee that’s “Made in China”? Here’s a peek behind the label at fast fashion from China…
- Excessive Hours. People often work 12 hours a day in factories and are penalized if they resist.
- No Real Unions. Makers can’t form unions, making it hard to demand better conditions.
- Pollution. Fashion has polluted China’s water and air and impacted makers’ health.
So what’s it like to be a maker in China? Watch this short video of Ming Hui, a young fabric maker in China.
Knowledge is power. Share this with your friends so they’ll know what’s behind their Made in China fast fashion too.