A Detox campaigner and her nightmarish tale

Photo | 2014-01-20

Miao Zhang, the senior toxic campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia, answers questions during a press conference, in Beijing, on toxic residues in kids wear. According to a new investigation released by Greenpeace East Asia and part of our Detox campaign, many hazardous chemicals were found in children's clothes and shoes made by major brands including Burberry, Adidas and Disney.

Tests carried out by Greenpeace on items sold by leading clothing brands revealed the presence of hazardous and potentially hormone disrupting chemicals in children's clothing.

Categories
No comments are found Add comment

Post a comment 

To post a comment you need to be signed in.

The latest updates

Show thumb view  

The stars looking out over the Arctic

Image | 2014-02-17 at 3:00

Join the millions who believe in protecting the Arctic. We want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. All photos are by award-winning celebrity photographer Andy...

Why these Chinese children react differently to images of a toxic spill

Video | 2014-02-12 at 3:00

We recently showed images of this industrial spill off the coast of the city of Shishi to the children of Beijing, and asked them what they saw, with incredibly cute responses. But when we take the same images to an older child living nearby...

"Detox: all in or nothing" for Adidas

Image | 2014-02-10 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists stage a Detox 'Fashion Show' outside an Adidas store in Cubao, Quezon City, North of Manila, Philippines.

Burberry gets the Detox message

Image | 2014-02-03 at 3:00

Tests carried out by Greenpeace on items sold by leading clothing brands revealed the presence of hazardous and potentially hormone disrupting chemicals in children's clothing. Burberry is one of the brands tested for the report.

Protest in front of a Burberry Store in Beijing

Image | 2014-01-27 at 3:00

Greenpeace demands that the luxury brand make a public commitment to eliminate all hazardous chemicals throughout its supply chain.

26 - 30 of 1172 results.