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  By minimizing waste and reducing its environmental footprint, UNIQLO is working to build a truly sustainable business. 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.

Sustainability Measure①

From September 2019, UNIQLO will begin switching to environmentally-friendly shopping bags, made from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper or recycled paper.

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.

Sustainability Measure①

Sustainability Measure①

From September 2019, UNIQLO will begin switching to environmentally-friendly shopping bags, made from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper or recycled paper.

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.

Sustainability Measure②

From 2019 Fall, UNIQLO will start eliminating the use of plastic in packaging of certain items such as room shoes.
UNIQLO will also begin verification testing aimed at switching from plastic packaging for HEATTECH, AIRism, and other innerwear to more environmentally-friendly materials.

Sustainability Measure②

Sustainability Measure②

From 2019 Fall, UNIQLO will start eliminating the use of plastic in packaging of certain items such as room shoes.
UNIQLO will also begin verification testing aimed at switching from plastic packaging for HEATTECH, AIRism, and other innerwear to more environmentally-friendly materials.

Sustainability Measure③

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

Sustainability Measure③

Sustainability Measure③

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

Sustainability Measure④

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

Sustainability Measure④

Sustainability Measure④

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

Every year 7,800tons

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