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After Tianjin blasts, families struggle to piece their lives back together

Blog entry by Qian Cheng | 28 December, 2015 1 comment

Just before midnight on August 12 2015, two chemical blasts ripped through Tianjin, a major port city in northeastern China, about two hours away from the capital Beijing. So powerful were the explosions they could be seen from space ...

Nearly half of consumers say manufacturers should be responsible for recycling mobile...

Press release | 15 August, 2016 at 5:00

Hong Kong, 15 August 2016 - Consumers say mobile phone manufacturers are releasing too many new models, according to a survey Greenpeace East Asia commissioned across six countries. In all countries surveyed, consumers were most likely to say...

Little Monsters: going back to school

Blog entry by Helena Meresman | 28 August, 2014 2 comments

Back to school time is upon us again. At this time of the year parents everywhere reveal their true nature: there is the excited and optimistic kind, longing for the school activities as a relief from a busy summer; and the I-am-not...

Keeping the game beautiful

Blog entry by Manfred Santen | 21 May, 2014 4 comments

UPDATE June 2014 -  Great news! adidas has agreed to stop the greenwash and come clean.  Read more... As expectation builds towards the 2014 World Cup, the Detox campaign this week blew the whistle on a toxic scandal that goes...

If Octylphenol were a WoW character it would have been a villain!

Blog entry by Martin Hojsík | 15 December, 2011

And really a bad one, blamed and hunted already for years. But as we are not playing World of Warcraft , I have to find another way to tell you this story. Let's keep it simple: on December 14, the EU blacklisted one of the villains...

Greenpeace exposes hazardous chemicals in high street fashion

Press release | 20 November, 2012 at 4:04

Beijing, 20 November, 2012 – High street fashion brands are selling clothing contaminated with hazardous chemicals that break down to form hormone-disrupting or even cancer-causing chemicals when released into the environment, according to a...

Greenpeace: China acknowledges ‘cancer villages’, unveils ‘breakthrough’ chemical plan

Press release | 24 February, 2013 at 15:16

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Feature story | 9 March, 2006 at 1:00

Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual event to ask "who's...

Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Products - Test Results

Publication | 19 October, 2003 at 2:00

That hazardous chemicals are present in our environment is confirmed by several studies and is becoming increasingly well documented. However, only few people are aware that a number of these chemicals are used as additives in consumer goods we...

World Water Day - We need YOU!

Blog entry by LisaV | 22 March, 2011 16 comments

“ In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference”   -- Rachel Carson Last year on World Water...

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