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A Little Story About a Fashionable Lie

Publication | 2014-02-18 at 0:00

A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children's clothing and footwear produced by eight luxury fashion brands.

Seesaw Seesaw X Greenpeace: Secondhand kid's clothes swap party

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2014-02-11

Why secondhand clothes? A recent Greenpeace test found toxic chemicals in children’s clothes, ranging from budget fashion to luxury brands products. Laundering may help to remove some toxic chemicals from new clothes. However,...

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature Story | 2014-02-10 at 21:30

Today, British retail giant Primark became the 20th global clothing company to commit to Detox. In doing so, they have taken up the challenge laid down to the fashion industry by people around the world to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from...

"Detox: all in or nothing" for Adidas

Image | 2014-02-10 at 6:00

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 6:00

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.

Little Monsters: A Field Guide to Hazardous Chemicals

Publication | 2014-01-29 at 0:00

These Little Monsters can be found lurking in our kid's clothes, escaping from factories, travelling through our waterways and causing mischief all over the world. Learn all about these scary beasts, their terrible traits and their horrific...

How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2014-01-28

You did it! The British luxury brand Burberry today committed to rid their clothes and manufacturing processes of toxic Little Monsters by 2020. This is fantastic news and another people powered victory on the runway to a toxic-free...

Protest in front of a Burberry Store in Beijing

Image | 2014-01-27 at 6:00

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

A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature Story | 2014-01-23 at 23:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2014-01-22 2 comments

If " Detox " was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found it falling to the bottom of your hopelessly long "to-do" list then fear not! You can still Detox  - but instead of beginning with yourself, why not...

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