If you haven't done it yet, an evening with a drill, file, and seam ripper (or razor) can work wonders. Really fun too.
"Not to be removed accept by consumer," should be read as, "To be removed by savvy consumer." Clothes are more comfortable without tags, etc. Most inner facing on garments is there to look good on the rack. Even shoes have all kinds of extra material, especially on the front. That mesh and visual-structural goop is usually on top of very sturdy taffeta. (Take apart a spent pair first.)
This snippet from another thread seems relevant:
"The general leak sequence pattern I experienced for all of my windshirts was 1) ++++++ the zipper, 2) ++++ the wash instructions and hang loop at the neck..."