Dirty Laundry: Reloaded Report Launched in Manila

Photo | 22 March, 2012

Greenpeace activists use food coloring to 'wash' T shirts beside the Marikina River. To illustrate how hazardous chemical residues in clothing items sold by major brands are released into public waterways when they are washed by consumers As shown in a series studies conducted by Greenpeace and released in the "Dirty Laundry: Reloaded" report. Greenpeace is challenging the textile industry to lead the elimination of toxic chemicals in industries and the introduction of mechanisms respecting public's right-to-know about toxic discharges, such as a Pollution Release & Transfer Register (PRTR).