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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Groups reveal gov’t plan to dispose Canada waste in PHL

Press release | October 9, 2014 at 13:17

Manila – In a damning exposé of the government’s lack of political will, environmental and public health groups held a press conference today to uncover the plan of government agencies to dispose of the illegally dumped Canadian toxic wastes in...

Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | September 4, 2014

It's  predicted  we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet. As the number of gadgets we own explodes, how they are made, used and...

Greenpeace reveals challenges ahead for truly Green Gadgets

Press release | September 4, 2014 at 12:13

Manila/Amsterdam-– Apple is leading the consumer electronics sector in addressing its environmental impact but the industry as a whole still faces major challenges to reduce its manufacturing footprint and ensure a toxic-free future, according to...

Reflections of a Water Bender

Blog entry by Rico Abayon | July 9, 2014

Three years ago, a community-based theatre group that I’m proudly part of joined the Water Patrol Caravan to facilitate an acting workshop to different barangays around our city, with participants producing short plays  focused on...

Reducing our Plastic Footprint

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | July 3, 2014

Today, July 3, is International Plastic Bag Free Day. Globally, citizens and organizations are organizing activities highlighting the issue of plastic bag use and its effects, thereby strengthening the call to prohibit the use of...

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