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Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | October 24, 2007 at 17:00

This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...

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...

‘The Bee’s Burden’: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees

Blog entry by Matthias Wüthrich, Greenpeace Switzerland | April 16, 2014

Note: The following blog talks about the shocking results from a new study released by Greenpeace International as a part of its Europe-wide campaign to save the bees and agriculture. This research was one of the largest of its kind...

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’,

Greenpeace pressures Ottawa on Tar Sands at UN Climate Conference

Feature story | December 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace is using its influence at the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland to marshal international support for its efforts to stop tar sands development and focus world attention on Canada’s refusal to make significant...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | October 24, 2007 at 17:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

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...

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...

Victoria’s Secret: From Fallen Angel to Detox Leader?

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | January 22, 2013 1 comment

Limited Brands – owner of iconic underwear labels Victoria’s Secret and La Senza – has today bowed to public pressure and committed to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. That makes it three...

Zara: Fast fashion, slow to Detox

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | November 22, 2012 1 comment

Our campaign calling upon Zara to “Detox” began just over 48 hours ago. Already over 200,000 concerned customers, activists and fashionistas have signed up, calling on the world’s largest fashion retailer to create fashion without...

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