Is beauty’s demand for sugarcane packaging fuelling child labour?

Wielding machetes and applying pesticides in blistering heat is not a synonymous scene with beauty’s luxurious aura, but these are the conditions children are being subject to in the sugarcane farming industry – an sector growing in popularity among beauty brands as an eco alternative to its problem with plastic. So, what are beauty’s suppliers doing to stamp out child labour in sugarcane production?

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