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Greenpeace Detox challenge to Adidas and Nike hits Toronto

Feature story | July 14, 2011 at 21:25

Toronto — Volunteers took to Greenpeace Detox campaign to Torontonians today. They were following up on the Detox challenge Greenpeace has issued to Adidas and Nike to be the first to cut the discharge of hazardous chemicals from supply chains.

The Detox Campaign

Page | November 22, 2012 at 15:13

The Detox campaign was launched in 2011 to expose the direct links between global clothing brands, their suppliers and toxic water pollution around the world. Fieldwork and investigations in manufacturing countries, along with the testing of...

Time for Nike and Adidas to Detox the world’s water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 15:56

Game on. Greenpeace is calling on Nike and Adidas to see which one is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we’re calling ‘Detox’,

Silent Witnesses to the Toxic Truth

Blog entry by Muyi Yang, Greenpeace East Asia | December 21, 2012 2 comments

At Greenpeace we believe in bearing witness to environmental crimes. In shining a global spotlight on injustice. In the positivity of action. A year ago we set out to investigate the discharges flowing into the Qiantang River in...

Zara commits to go toxic-free

Feature story | November 28, 2012 at 20:00

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people...

What the fashion industry looks like after 4 years of Detox

Blog entry by Yixiu Wu is a Detox campaigner at Greenpeace East | March 22, 2015 1 comment

Ten per cent of the global retail fashion industry is committed to eliminating toxic chemicals. But without you, this would've been zero. This is what hundred of thousands of people can do when they are united in the belief that...

Time for big brands to stop hiding in the toxic crowd

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | December 4, 2012 1 comment

Halogenated anilines and perfluorinated chemicals are two things you’ve probably never heard of before. In addition to being mouthfuls to pronounce, both are toxic chemicals that are harmful to the environment and life, both in water...

The toxic tale behind your clothing

Blog entry by Yifang Li | November 19, 2012 4 comments

What are you wearing today? Touch it. Go on. What does it feel like? Yes, you're touching a piece of clothing. You're touching a type of fabric. You're touching a fashion choice. And yet, there's more to it: You're also touching a...

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Blog entry by Cassie Barker | December 13, 2012

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”.   Help us continue the campaign to detox our waterways. The world's...

Detox game on almost everywhere

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | July 15, 2011

The Greenpeace XM3N mannequins and their Detox challenge to Adidas and Nike are showing up everywhere. The Detox campaign kicked off with news conferences in Beijing and Hong Kong. Greenpeace is challenging the world’s biggest...

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