Greenpeace Hong Kong activists hit Adidas stores to call the company out on their lack of commitment to eliminating toxic chemicals from their supply chain. Our latest research reveals that there is a good chance that the clothes you are wearing may contain nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), chemicals which can break down in water to form nonylphenol (NP) -- a toxic, persistent and hormone-disrupting chemical. 52 out of 78 garments from 14 global clothing brands tested positive for NPEs, including four Adidas articles.
(Continue reading: Adidas needs to earn its stripes by championing a toxic-free future)
We hand out a yellow card cautioning Adidas to "play clean" in the race to detox China's rivers.
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