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Greenpeace Africa Welcomes Move to Ban Plastic Bags in Kenya

Press release | August 28, 2017 at 10:05

Nairobi, 28 August 2017 – Greenpeace Africa has lauded Kenya’s move to ban plastic bags starting end of this month. Reacting to the news that the ban will take effect on 28th August and that the government has ruled out extension of the order...

Greenpeace Africa urges NEMA to Seal Loopholes for Effective Plastic ban Implementation

Press release | February 22, 2018 at 15:36

Nairobi, 22nd February 2018 - Single use plastic carrier bags were banned in Kenya in August 28th last year, but six months later plastic bags in grocery stores and small scale traders have become the norm. Reports show that smugglers operating...

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Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 8:40

Johannesburg, 1 June 2017 – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy...

Adidas Needs to Earn its Stripes

Feature story | August 23, 2011 at 12:12

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.

Detox Campaign Hat Trick!

Feature story | August 31, 2011 at 14:02

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

We did it - Levi's commits to Detox!

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 16:00

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Greener Electronics Guide Updated

Feature story | October 26, 2010 at 10:00

As people across the country embrace mobile culture, and 'getting connected' is the focus of attention accross Africa, the latest Greener Electronics guide gives some interesting insights into how environmentally-minded 'tech' companies really are.

Trafigura's Toxic History in Africa

Feature story | November 17, 2010 at 10:56

Trafigura, a commodities multinational with a history of toxic waste in Ivory Coast, is set to begin operations in Southern Africa. Below is the story of their involvement in dumping of toxic waste in Ivory Coast, leading up to a fine of €1m by a...

The Dirty Secret Behind Jeans

Feature story | December 2, 2010 at 13:22

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.

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