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New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | 14 January, 2014 at 7:44

Beijing, 14 January 2014 – Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Greenpeace launches Twitter Fairy Tale to give toxic nightmare a happy ending

Press release | 14 January, 2014 at 11:04

Amsterdam, 14 January 2014 – Starting today at 08:00 CET and added to every hour, on the hour, Greenpeace is pioneering a new way of delivering its environmental messages by posting a 12-part “Detox Fairy tale” from its Twitter, Facebook and...

Burberry commits to toxic-free fashion

Press release | 28 January, 2014 at 22:00

London, 28 January 2014 - British luxury brand Burberry today made a commitment to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 1 January 2020 [1].

Greenpeace calls on new Japan PM to delay school start for Fukushima kids

Press release | 29 August, 2011 at 2:14

Tokyo, August 29, 2011 – Greenpeace today called on the Japan’s incoming Prime Minister to delay the September 1st opening of schools in Fukushima City, after a Greenpeace radiation monitoring team found dose rates exceeding international safety...

A Little Story about the Monsters in your Closet

Blog entry by Nadia Haiama | 14 January, 2014

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...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by JulietteH | 21 January, 2014

UPDATE 29 January: Fantastic news! Burberry has now commited to #Detox by 2020! Thank you for joining the campaign and helping make this happen! If "Detox" was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found...

Telling a Detox Fairy Tale

Blog entry by Ilze Smit | 17 January, 2014

Earlier this 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...

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

Blog entry by JulietteH | 28 January, 2014

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...

A little story about a fashionable lie

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 17 February, 2014 6 comments

When I was a child my mother used to tell me stories before going to bed. One of my favourites was “the Emperor’s New Clothes”, a tale of truth, lies and fashion. Today I want to tell you another little story this time about the...

Chemical Legacy - Contamination of the Child

Publication | 20 October, 2003 at 0:00

In early 2003, Greenpeace exposed the presence of persistent, bioaccumulative chemical pollutants in samples of house dust taken from homes across the UK. Research published by Greenpeace in October 2003 reveals that these same chemicals can be...

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