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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Blog entry by Hanno Groth | May 27, 2014

Do you remember the last football match you went to? The incredible atmosphere fuelled by thousands of passionate fans, all united behind a team they believed in. None of football’s greatest achievements would have been possible...

Greenpeace reaction to President Aquino’s speech during the World Economic Forum-East...

Press release | May 22, 2014 at 17:11

Manila, Philippines, 22 May 2014— Atty. Zelda Soriano, Political Advisor for Greenpeace Southeast Asia said:

Policy experts say environmental protection is crucial to ASEAN economic integration...

Press release | May 20, 2014 at 12:56

Manila, Philippines, 20 May 2014—The protection of Southeast Asia’s natural and human resource base must be ensured as the region moves towards economic integration in 2015 and beyond. This was the pronouncement made by regional policy experts,...

Why shop when you can swap?

Blog entry by Ieva Vilimaviciute | April 24, 2014

Thinking about freshening up your wardrobe before the summer? Forget shopping – it’s time for a clothes swap! Whether you are a green-dressing fashionista concerned about fashion’s footprint or just simply love shopping, clothes...

Greenpeace statement on erroneous reports regarding polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs

Press release | April 22, 2014 at 9:59

Quezon City— Regarding the issue on used transformers that contain PCBs, Greenpeace Philippines Toxics Campaigner, Abigail Aguilar said:

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