COMMITMENT
TO REDUCING
SINGLE-USE PLASTIC

Around 8 million metric tons of plastic debris enters the oceans every year. Around 80% of that debris comes from towns and cities, so it is important for us all to consume less single-use plastic. UNIQLO has implemented four sustainability measures to help cut this waste.

Feature: Our commitment to reducing single-use plastic  it is important for us all to consume less single-use plastic. UNIQLO has implemented four sustainability measures to help cut this waste. every year 8 million tons  about 150 million  tons

Reducing single-use plastic

UNIQLO has decided to reduce single-use plastic in its stores, beginning September 2019 by phasing out plastic shopping bags, and continuing throughout 2020 by reducing the amount of single-use plastic in its product packaging.

ACTION①

From 2019, plastic shopping bags have been replaced with bags made from recycled paper or paper certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council).

FSC

FSC forest management certification confirms that the forest is being managed in a way that preserves biological diversity and benefits the lives of local people and workers, while ensuring it sustains economic viability.

ACTION①

ACTION①

From 2019, plastic shopping bags have been replaced with bags made from recycled paper or paper certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council).

FSC

FSC FSC forest management certification confirms that the forest is being managed in a way that preserves biological diversity and benefits the lives of local people and workers, while ensuring it sustains economic viability.

ACTION②

From 2019, UNIQLO has started eliminating the use of plastic in packaging of certain items.
Plastic use has been reduced in packaging for slippers, sunglasses and items for kids. Plastic packaging for other products has also been reduced to a bare minimum.

ACTION②

ACTION②

From 2019, UNIQLO has started eliminating the use of plastic in packaging of certain items.
Plastic use has been reduced in packaging for slippers, sunglasses and items for kids. Plastic packaging for other products has also been reduced to a bare minimum.

ACTION③

From September 2019, all UNIQLO stores worldwide will begin selling reusable bag with the goal of reducing the use of traditional shopping bags, and making effective use of resources, such as paper.

ACTION③

ACTION③

From September 2019, all UNIQLO stores worldwide will begin selling reusable bag with the goal of reducing the use of traditional shopping bags, and making effective use of resources, such as paper.

ACTION④

To promote the use of reusable bags, all UNIQLO stores in select markets will begin charging for paper shopping bags from September 2019*.
*From September 2020 in Japan

ACTION④

ACTION④

To promote the use of reusable bags, all UNIQLO stores in select markets will begin charging for paper shopping bags from September 2019*.
*From September 2020 in Japan

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