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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Make our Christmas Toxic-Free

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 14:33

Metro Manila – Environmental and public health organizations gather in front of the Canadian Embassy carrying a giant Christmas tree and a card containing their call for Canada to take back their illegal toxic waste shipment that is currently...

Make our Christmas Toxic-Free

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 14:33

Metro Manila – Environmental and public health organizations gather in front of the Canadian Embassy carrying a giant Christmas tree and a card containing their call for Canada to take back their illegal toxic waste shipment that is currently...

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 15:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

Groups demand immediate return of Canadian toxic waste

Press release | October 21, 2014 at 13:30

As the illegal Canadian toxic waste shipments fester in Philippine ports for 16 months, public furor over the Canadian government’s brazen defiance of international law erupted anew in Manila as environment and public health groups staged a...

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...

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