Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future. Greenpeace fights back.
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Just some of the positive environmental changes that Greenpeace has directly helped to bring about since we began campaigning in 1971.
This study follows on from several previous investigations published by Greenpeace as part of its Detox campaign, which identified that hazardous chemicals are present in textile and leather products as a result of their use during manufacture.
Greenpeace International has commissioned a new investigation that delves even further into the hazardous chemicals used in the production of high street fashion.
Here you can find the reports related to our Toxics campaign.
Since 2011, Greenpeace International has conducted four investigations into the use of hazardous chemicals in the textile supply chain. These reports found persistent, hazardous chemicals in the discharges from textile manufacturing facilities in...
In this latest investigation Greenpeace tested a range of outdoor gear for hazardous
per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). The study reveals that not only outdoor clothing and footwear but also camping and hiking equipment such as backpacks...
Greenpeace believes that fashion should not cost the earth, and that no hazardous chemicals should be used or released when making or washing our clothes.
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