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Detox Timeline

Hub | March 14, 2012 at 15:00

Timeline: Follow the Toxic Trail

Our Textile Policy

Page | October 25, 2012 at 10:39

Greenpeace believes that fashion should not cost the earth, and that no hazardous chemicals should be used or released when making or washing our clothes.

About the campaign

Page | July 7, 2011 at 0:04

As much as 70 percent of China's rivers, lakes and reservoirs are affected by water pollution. During our recent investigations, Greenpeace identified links between a number of major clothing brands – including the sportswear giants Nike and...

Ivorian drivers ask Trafigura for apologies

Press release | September 10, 2010 at 15:36

Two of the Ivorians who transported poisonous waste from oil giant Trafigura in 2006 made several attempts this week to get in touch with the management at the head office in Amsterdam. The men wanted to ask the billion dollar company to...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 23:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 4, 2008 at 22:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Greenpeace delighted with conviction of Trafigura for exporting toxic waste

Press release | July 26, 2010 at 9:38

Oil giant Trafigura was convicted by the court in Amsterdam today for illegally exporting toxic waste from the port of Amsterdam to Côte d'Ivoire. Trafigura was also found guilty of concealing the nature of the waste when it was submitted to the...

The Dirty Secret Behind Jeans

Feature story | December 2, 2010 at 12:22

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Greenpeace has some shocking insights into jeans production in two industry towns in the Guangdong province of China.

"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature story | June 9, 2008 at 22:00

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

Detox Campaign Hat Trick!

Feature story | August 31, 2011 at 13:02

Adidas is going toxic-free, the company has just announced!

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