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The 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature story | February 11, 2014 at 12:31

You might ask, what happens after a brand commits to detox? How do these companies ensure they meet their promises and credibly eliminate the toxic little monsters from their clothes and their factories?

World’s largest striptease challenges Adidas and Nike to Detox

Feature story | July 23, 2011 at 20:16

Filipino volunteers today joined more than 600 people from 29 cities in 10 countries [1] in whipping off their Adidas and Nike apparel, to attempt the record setting the record for the world’s largest striptease and challenging the global...

Your pipe, our poison? We have the right to know!

Feature story | November 3, 2010 at 13:17

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today highlighted factory discharge pipes along the Marikina River and posted warning signs to call attention to the fact that no policy exists to ensure that chemical effluents from factories are not toxic. The...

Greenpeace calls for clear and genuine steps to protect Chao Phraya River

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution. The call came ahead of this year’s Loy Krathong festival which honors the Goddess of Water, Phra Mae...

Loy Krathong at Ancient Siam

Feature story | November 1, 2009 at 7:00

This Loy Krathong Festival, Greenpeace called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution by taking genuine and serious action to mainstream clean production in the...

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Praya river; launches 350 km long...

Feature story | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

The power of a collective voice

Blog entry by Haydee Illenberger | March 13, 2013

This time of the year is probably the most exhilarating period in a student’s life. All those long nights of burning the midnight oil to complete one’s thesis alongside gazillion of long exams to study for are finally over. After all,...

A Gap between your Words and the Truth

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | April 26, 2013

Last week Greenpeace International released the results of an   investigation,   which revealed that Gap Inc. (the company behind global brands including Banana Republic, Old Navy and its namesake Gap) is in business with a polluting...

8 Reasons to Detox our Water

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | March 27, 2014

Last weekend marked the 21st World Water Day - a moment to celebrate the precious water that pours from our taps, runs in our rivers and sustains all life here on earth. It was also a timely reminder that this scarce and essential...

Greenpeace blockades dumpsite on Laguna Lake

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today blockaded a polluting waste dump on the shores of Laguna Lake to halt shoddy "closure" operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities. The environment group, together...

Pollution is not a secret

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 7:00

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner saying “Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret” at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle chemical contamination of...

Greenpeace blocks pipe from toxic chemicals company

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today initiated an investigation into toxic chemical effluents and noxious fumes that have downed around 70 community folk in Silang, Cavite, about 55 kilometers south of Manila.

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Greenpeace and Laguna youth call for longer-lasting solutions to pollution on...

Feature story | September 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged government officials and aspirants to step up and include in their political platforms measures to ensure the protection of the country’s water sources, pointing out that bodies of water like Laguna Lake and Manila Bay...

Greenpeace Water Patrol returns trash, toxic water to DENR

Feature story | June 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today returned trash and toxic water from a dumpsite in Laguna Lake to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to call attention to how shoddy dumpsite closure policies are endangering the...

Taytay pledges best practice waste dump rehab

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

The municipality of Taytay has agreed to adopt stringent procedures on dumpsite closure following a blockade by Greenpeace Water Patrol activists at the 13 hectare polluting garbage repository located on the banks of Laguna Lake.

Greenpeace Toxic Free Chao Phraya River tour arrives in Ayuthaya; Governor pledges to...

Feature story | May 27, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city on the invitation of the Governor Mr. Vithaya Pewpong.

Japan's Uniqlo adds Detox commitment to spring’s wardrobe essentials

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | January 9, 2013

Another fashion brand is detoxing. Japan's leading international casual wear brand, Uniqlo, begins the new year with a public commitment to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire global supply chain and...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 21, 2014

If  "Detox"  was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found it falling to the bottom of your hopelessly long "to-do" list then fear not! You can still Detox - but instead of beginning with yourself, why not start...

Versace: enough lies! We want fashion we can be proud of

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | February 21, 2014

Milan Fashion Week is a circus of beauty and style - the stage on which the fashion world brings its dreams to life. This year, however, Greenpeace Italy opened proceedings with drama of a different kind: climbers unveiled a 100 sq...

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