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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Filipinos want greener, longer-life gadgets, global survey says

Press release | October 14, 2016 at 20:12

Manila, Philippines, 13 October 2016 – Filipino consumers think that too many new mobile phone models are released each year. This was the finding of a survey commissioned by Greenpeace that covered ten countries, including the Philippines. More...

Groups remind Duterte: Address food crisis before first 100 days of presidency ends

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 16:45

Quezon City - Environmental advocates and civil society groups gathered today to remind President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill the promises he made to farmers and fisherfolk during the elections season and expressed urgency over the lack of an...

Don’t know what to do with your old and damaged mobile phones?

Feature story | October 2, 2016 at 11:10

We do! Let's make them into beautiful ELECTRONIC WASTE ART by donating your old gadgets!

New Zealander cycles the Philippines coasts to raise awareness about ocean plastic

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | September 28, 2016

Anna Dawson is no stranger to Philippine coastlines, having lived and worked in the country since 2008. However, her next challenge will be one of the biggest yet. From September to December 2016, the New Zealander is cycling 2,000km...

Groups Urge President Duterte to Wage War on Waste and Pollution

Press release | September 27, 2016 at 13:04

27 September 2016, Quezon City. Green groups today urged President Rodrigo Duterte to wage a "War on Waste" and lay down an ecological and just waste and pollution prevention and reduction regime that protects public health and the environment a...

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