Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future.

The production, trade, use, and release of many synthetic chemicals is now widely recognised as a global threat to human health and the environment.

Yet, the world's chemical industries continue to produce and release thousands of chemical compounds every year, in most cases with none or very little testing and understanding of their impacts on people and the environment.

Greener Electronics

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year.This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed ofor recycled safely. But this problem can be avoided. We are pressing leading electronic companies for change to turn back the toxic tide of e-waste. Know more

Project clean water

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

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Greenpeace ranking reveals fashion companies’ action on toxic pollution

Press release | March 19, 2015 at 14:15

Beijing/ Manila, 19 March 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia today released its Detox Catwalk, an online platform assessing how effectively major fashion brands are removing toxic chemicals from their supply chains and tackling water pollution [1].

Running priest leads BasuRUN against Canadian toxic waste

Press release | March 10, 2015 at 16:09

Manila, Philippines – As the illegal Canadian toxic wastes continue to rot in the Port of Manila for over 600 days now, running priest Father Robert Reyes joined the call for Canada to immediately re-export the illegal shipment, as he and...

What inspires you to support Greenpeace Philippines?

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 26, 2014 1 comment

“The optimism of the action is better than the pessimism of the thought.” ~ Harald Zindler The holidays are always a good time to look back and reflect on the year that passed so that we can face the coming year with confidence...

Make our Christmas Toxic-Free

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 14:33

Metro Manila – Environmental and public health organizations gather in front of the Canadian Embassy carrying a giant Christmas tree and a card containing their call for Canada to take back their illegal toxic waste shipment that is currently...

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 15:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

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