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The Environmental and Human Cost of Making a Pair of Jeans

The Environmental and Human Cost of Making a Pair of Jeans

Are brand-name clothing corporations disregarding the environment in their zeal to make their clothes faster and cheaper for the consumer?

It is estimated that 70 percent of Asia's rivers and lakes are contaminated by the 2.5 billion gallons of wastewater produced by that continent's textile industry. In scene after scene in the film, the dark frothy spill off can be seen rushing out of dye facilities while a cadre of scientists and...

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