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 launches Detox Pilipinas website to monitor chemical and industrial pollution

Press release | September 29, 2015 at 15:16

Quezon City–A day after the celebration of International Right to Know Day, Greenpeace Philippines launched Detox Pilipinas (, an interactive website that features maps and information about chemical spills, leaks and...

Contest: Design a logo for Detox Pilipinas

Feature story | July 14, 2015 at 20:21

Greenpeace Philippines is looking for a striking logo that will symbolize our work on pollution monitoring and reporting to help keep our rivers and waterways clean and toxic-free.

Envi orgs slam disposal of Canadian waste in PH landfill

Press release | July 10, 2015 at 13:40

Manila – Environmental and public health groups expressed frustration and disappointment over the sudden disposal of 29 of the 50 container vans containing mixed wastes that were illegally imported from Canada, despite the absence of a court...

Water Patrol Water Benders join the Global Water Dances

Blog entry by Haydee Illenberger | June 25, 2015

Rain or shine, young advocates from Marikina City, along with 80 communities worldwide, join the Global Water Dances last Saturday, June 20, 2015. Global Water Dances is a creative initiative focused on the critical need for safe...

Healthy oceans = healthy planet

Blog entry by Mark Dia | June 8, 2015 1 comment

Most of us go about our day not thinking about the vast ocean where we get every second breath we take.  Now more than ever, the old saying that “everything is connected” holds true and with more urgency.   It’s getting quite clear and...

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