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Fashion Manifesto

Action | 23 October, 2012 at 18:56

We are a global movement of fashionistas, activists, designers and bloggers united by a belief that beautiful fashion shouldn't cause toxic pollution. We want the clothes we wear to be as stylish and authentic as we are. This is our Detox Fashion...

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Fashion at the Crossroads

Publication | 18 September, 2017 at 8:00

"Circularity" is being promoted as the latest solution to the environmental problems of our wasteful society, particularly by the fashion industry and policy makers.

After the Binge the Hangover

Publication | 8 May, 2017 at 14:00

Consumers are no longer shopping because they need something. On the contrary: younger people in particular shop despite already having too much, longing for fulfillment and encouraged by social media and the ease of online shopping. However,...

Footprints in the Snow

Publication | 8 September, 2015 at 8:02

Outdoor brands and their suppliers rely upon stunning natural images of lonely, pristine mountain lakes and remote snowy mountain ranges climbed by famous outdoor adventurers for their advertising. Yet the chemicals used to make their products...

New report breaks the myth of fast fashion's so-called 'circular economy' - Greenpeace

Press release | 18 September, 2017 at 10:00

Milan, 18 September 2017 – At the opening of Milan Fashion Week today, Greenpeace Italy is hosting a debate with representatives of small and medium-sized fashion companies from different parts of Europe who are taking steps towards “slowing...

Could you go a year without buying new clothes?

Blog entry by Chiara Milford | 25 November, 2015 4 comments

The last time I bought something new to wear was July 2014: it was a pretty blue dress for my graduation. Since then, every piece of clothing that found it’s way into my closet has been bought second-hand, inherited or borrowed. ...

Nike, Esprit, Victoria’s Secret and LiNing fail toxic-free fashion ranking

Press release | 5 July, 2016 at 8:00

Hamburg, 5 July 2016 – Greenpeace International today releases its Detox Catwalk, assessing how effectively 19 major fashion brands are cleaning up their supply chains of toxic chemicals. Inditex (which owns Zara), H&M and Benetton are the only...

Leaving Traces

Publication | 25 January, 2016 at 10:00

In this latest investigation Greenpeace tested a range of outdoor gear for hazardous per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). The study reveals that not only outdoor clothing and footwear but also camping and hiking equipment such as backpacks...

Hidden in Plain Sight

Publication | 13 July, 2016 at 11:00

A recent investigation by Greenpeace has found hazardous poly-fluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in the indoor air of stores selling outdoor gear in Europe and East Asia. Samples were taken in the flagship stores of the brands Mammut, The North Face,...

Restless, compulsive and unfulfilled - Greenpeace survey offers insights into fashion...

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 13:48

Hamburg, 8 May 2017 - Compulsive fashion shoppers regularly overspend on new clothes in spite of not being able to use them, with post-shopping excitement often turning into guilt after less than a day. This is an international phenomenon that is...

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