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Water

Topic | 4 November, 2009 at 15:46

Water is central to our lives but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Some of the worst industrial pollution is contaminating the world's most vulnerable water resources.

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature story | 10 February, 2014 at 11:30

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...

Coal mining causing widespread contamination of Indonesian province's freshwater

Press release | 3 December, 2014 at 14:30

Jakarta, 3 December 2014 - Almost half of all water bodies in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan are at risk of being contaminated by coal mining waste says a report released today by Greenpeace.

Levi’s bows to global people power: bans toxic fashion

Press release | 13 December, 2012 at 13:12

Amsterdam, December 13, 2012 – The world’s largest denim brand, Levi’s, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public pressure in response to...

Big fashion brands hide toxic pollution scandal in China

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 4:08

Beijing, 4 December 2012 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed dumping of industrial waste water with a wide range of hazardous substances from two Industrial Zones located in China’s most important textile manufacturing base.

A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature story | 23 January, 2014 at 13:30

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...

Puma leads sportswear sector to Detox - Greenpeace

Press release | 21 November, 2014 at 11:28

Berlin, 21 November 2014 – German sports brand Puma today announced an important step towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain. In response to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign, the brand has laid out a credible...

A Little Story about a Fashionable Lie

Publication | 17 February, 2014 at 7:00

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.

Polluting Paradise: Big brands including Gap exposed in Indonesian toxic water scandal

Press release | 17 April, 2013 at 8:13

Jakarta, 17 April 2013 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed the dumping of industrial wastewater containing a cocktail of toxic and hazardous chemicals, and caustic water, directly into the Citarum River, West Java.

Greenpeace: China acknowledges ‘cancer villages’, unveils ‘breakthrough’ chemical plan

Press release | 24 February, 2013 at 14:16

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

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