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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...

Do you believe in a Detox happy ending?

Blog entry by Ilze Smit | 2014-01-22

Earlier last week Greenpeace launched the latest chapter of the Detox  campaign for toxic-free fashion, revealing how hazardous Little Monsters are lurking in all kinds of kid's clothes - from luxury to budget - and calling on big...

A Detox campaigner and her nightmarish tale

Image | 2014-01-20 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.

A toxic nightmare - there are monsters in your closet!

Blog entry by Nadia Haiama | 2014-01-14

Today we told the world a story , a story about the Little Monsters in children's clothes and shoes. As the mother of a young daughter this is one story I had to read and one that revealed a shocking truth about the clothes we buy for...

A Little Story About the Monsters In Your Closet

Publication | 2014-01-14 at 15:00 2 comments

A new investigation by Greenpeace has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children’s clothing and footwear across a number of major clothing brands, including fast fashion, sportswear and luxury brands.

An early Chinese New Year "gift"

Image | 2014-01-13 at 6:00

We are calling upon the government department to implement a new and crucial chemicals regulation policy in order to combat the toxic pollution of China's waterways. Violation of environmental standards, often by extending discharge pipes into...

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