6 results found
 

Dirty Laundry 2: Hung Out to Dry

Publication | August 23, 2011 at 11:54

Research commissioned by Greenpeace International has revealed that clothing and certain fabric-based shoes sold internationally by major clothing brands are manufactured using nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs). NPEs -- which are used as surfactants...

Adidas Needs to Earn its Stripes

Feature story | August 23, 2011 at 11:12

It turns out that top brands aren't just releasing toxic chemicals into China's rivers, but dangerous chemicals are also being left in the clothes you buy and wear.

River Pollution Blocked

Image | January 12, 2012 at 11:35

Greenpeace activists seal off a discharge pipe from the Unilever-RFM compound in the Philippines. A recent investigation found that it discharges various toxic and persistent organic chemicals that flows directly into the Marikina River and...

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu - East Asia Action & Investigative Unit | July 20, 2011

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace China for over seven years and has witnessed some of the most devastating environmental disasters there from rapid glacier retreat on the Himalayas, the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to  last summer’s...

Puma Leaps Ahead of Nike and Adidas in Detox Challenge

Blog entry by EoinD | July 26, 2011

Hats off to Puma, the third largest sportswear company in the world, for publicly committing today to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle and across its whole supply chain by 2020. The...

Nike Vs. Adidas: Who Will Detox our Water First?

Video | July 15, 2011 at 9:24

Our investigations found two textile facilities in China that were discharging a range of hazardous chemicals into the Yangtze and Pearl River deltas. These chemicals don't play fair with human health or the environment. They mess with human...

1 - 6 of 6 results.