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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How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 29, 2014

You did it! The British luxury brand Burberry today committed to rid their clothes and manufacturing processes of toxic Little Monsters by 2020. This is fantastic news and another people powered victory on the runway to a toxic-free...

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 15:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 21, 2014

If  "Detox"  was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found it falling to the bottom of your hopelessly long "to-do" list then fear not! You can still Detox - but instead of beginning with yourself, why not start...

A Little Story about the Monsters in your Closet

Blog entry by Nadia Haiama | January 14, 2014

Today we told the world a story, a story about the Little Monsters in children's clothes and shoes. As the mother of a young daughter this is one story I had to read and one that revealed a shocking truth about the clothes we buy for...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 16:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

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