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Get Involved: Form a Twitter Team for Detox!

Blog entry by Josh S | 28 July, 2011 3 comments

As you may have heard, we’ve laid down a Detox Challenge to the world’s leading sports brands, including Nike and Adidas. We want to know who will be the first to champion a toxic-free future by removing toxic chemicals from their...

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...

Design for Detox: Challenge Nike and Adidas by getting creative!

Blog entry by Josh S | 2 August, 2011 4 comments

We’re giving you the chance to redesign the Nike and Adidas logos to better reflect their truly toxic practices, help them see the error of their ways and challenge them to become champions of a toxic-free future . A logo is one...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | 18 August, 2011 at 1:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

Nike Scores 1-0 Over Adidas with toxic pollution clean-up commitment

Press release | 18 August, 2011 at 2:57

Barcelona/Beijing 18th August 2011 - The world's largest sportswear brand, Nike, has today committed to the elimination of releases of all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020 (1),...

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.

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...

Adidas needs to earn its stripes by championing a toxic-free future

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 23 August, 2011 2 comments

Our latest research reveals that there is a good chance that the clothes you are wearing may contain nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), chemicals which can break down in water to form nonylphenol (NP) -- a toxic, persistent and...

Detox campaign hat trick: Adidas joins Nike and Puma

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 31 August, 2011 17 comments

Adidas is going toxic-free, the company has just announced! This is great news for our environment, our rivers and the millions of people in China and elsewhere who depend on rivers for drinking water and agriculture. Without the...

Dirty Laundry update

Video | 20 September, 2011 at 20:00

Clean freshwater is one of our most precious and most threatened natural resources. In China, for example, as much as 70% of rivers, lakes and reservoirs are polluted. Many chemicals released from textile factories threaten human health and the...

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