“Deadly Denim” Clean Clothes Campaign Report On Sandblasting

Deadly Denim Sandblasting In Bangladesh Garment Industry Clean Clothes Campaign

Today the Clean Clothes Campaign came out a comprehensive report on sandblasting.

“Sandblasting has become the key method for finishing most modern jeans requiring that ‘worn-out’ look. Under the sandblasting process the denim is smoothed, shaped and cleaned by forcing abrasive particles across it at high speeds. The process is fast and cheap and demand for pre-worn denim has led to a massive rise in its use. But this fashion comes at a price: the health and even the lives of sandblasting workers.”

Full Report

I’ve written about sandblasting here and here.

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