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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Japan's Uniqlo adds Detox commitment to spring’s wardrobe essentials

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | January 9, 2013

Another fashion brand is detoxing. Japan's leading international casual wear brand, Uniqlo, begins the new year with a public commitment to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire global supply chain and...

More than words...

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 31, 2012

This year was a blast in the Southeast Asian region —  and globally —  as we have achieved a lot which makes us a bit closer to the future we want: a green and peaceful planet. None of it would have been possible without the support...

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 20:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Zara: Fast fashion, slow to Detox

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | November 22, 2012

Our campaign calling upon  Zara to “Detox”  began just over 48 hours ago. Already over 200,000 concerned customers, activists and fashionistas have signed up, calling on the world’s largest fashion retailer to create fashion without...

Greenpeace condemns U.S. toxic waste dumping in Subic

Press release | November 9, 2012 at 9:36

Greenpeace condemns any toxic dumping, whether on land or at sea.

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