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Dirty Laundry

Publication | 13 July, 2011 at 5:00

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, 'Dirty Laundry', profiles the problem of toxic water pollution resulting from the release of hazardous chemicals by the textile industry in China. The investigations focuses on two facilities that were...

Dirty Laundry 2: Hung Out to Dry

Publication | 23 August, 2011 at 5:00

Research commissioned by Greenpeace International has revealed that clothing and certain fabric-based shoes sold internationally by major clothing brands are manufactured using nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs). NPEs -- which are used as...

Leather industry giant moves to end Amazon destruction

Feature story | 14 August, 2009 at 17:14

Bertin, the world’s largest leather exporter is joining the fight against deforestation and climate change and is finally doing the right thing and backing the call for a moratorium on buying cattle from farms responsible for Amazon deforestation.

Rebranding Adidas to Detox our Water

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 19 August, 2011 7 comments

Within hours of Nike's announcement on 18 August to champion a toxic-free future, Greenpeace activists in cities around the world headed to their nearest Adidas Store with huge "Detox" stickers to rebrand the shop windows and doors.

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu | 1 August, 2011 7 comments

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace in China for over seven years. She writes about the undercover research behind  our latest report  exposing the terrible impact that  China’s growing textile industry is having on the country’s rivers...

Hundreds strip to challenge Nike and Adidas to Detox

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 23 July, 2011 16 comments

Would you take your clothes off and dance in public for a cause? Well more than 600 brave people did just that today, outside Adidas and Nike highstreet stores in 29 cities in 10 countries--to challenge the sportswear leaders to...

Puma leaps ahead of Nike and Adidas in Detox Challenge

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 26 July, 2011 13 comments

Hats off to Puma, the third largest sportswear company in the world, for publicly committing today to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle and across its whole supply chain by 2020. The...

XM3N mannequins reveal their mission: To challenge Nike and Adidas to "Detox"

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 15 July, 2011

Having mysteriously quit their day-jobs as retail store mannequins to spend a few weeks appearing at some of the world's most iconic locations bearing the Chinese symbol for water on their bodies , the XM3N have had a busy 48 hours...

Deforestation and slave labour still linked to Brazilian cattle industry

Blog entry by Paulo Adario, Amazon Campaign Director | 15 April, 2011 4 comments

A cattle farm in the Amazon - from the Greenpeace International report ' Slaughtering the Amazon '. Image: Daniel Beltrá A 2 billian Reais lawsuit (that’s $900 million USD) was launched yesterday against 14 slaughterhouses in...

Important step down the catwalk to toxic-free fashion

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | 21 November, 2011 2 comments

International fast-fashion retailer C&A today joined with China’s biggest sportswear company, Li-Ning, and Adidas, Nike, Puma and H&M to launch a Joint Roadmap to begin tackling the fashion industry’s toxic pollution problem. ...

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