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Angel Aquino joins the Greenpeace Detox campaign

Image | July 20, 2011 at 13:49

Philippine actress/TV personality Angel Aquino sports the Detox insignia tattoo to help spread the call for Nike and Adidas to lead the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals from supply chains and products of the sportswear industry.

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...

World’s largest striptease challenges Adidas and Nike to Detox

Video | July 24, 2011 at 3:30

Filipino volunteers today joined more than 600 people from 29 cities in 10 countries 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 sportswear...

Puma overtakes competitors Adidas and Nike in race to drop toxic pollution

Press release | July 26, 2011 at 15:34

Quezon City/Beijing – Puma, the world’s third-largest sportswear brand, has responded to a Greenpeace challenge to ‘Detox’, by publicly committing to the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle, and...

Month in Pictures - July 2011

Image gallery | August 2, 2011

Community Right to Know and pollution transparency

Blog entry by Mayor Del R. de Guzman | August 12, 2011

Speech of Mayor Del R. de Guzman at the “Community Right to Know: A skillshare on pollution transparency at Kapitan Moy, Marikina City, August 12, 2011 organized by the Marikina City Government and Greenpeace Southeast Asia On...

If impossible is nothing...

Image gallery | August 19, 2011

Dirty Laundry 2: Hung out to Dry

Image gallery | August 23, 2011

Running to Detox

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | August 29, 2011

The Earth Run is on its third year and Greenpeace has been its NGO beneficiary from the start. I joined the past runs simply because I enjoy running, not to compete, but to keep myself physically fit and to be with friends. It's my...

Impossible is nothing as Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | September 1, 2011 at 15:44

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’ challenge by announcing [1] its commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of...

"The obligation to endure gives us the right to know."

Blog entry by PatC | September 5, 2011

I run. I started a few years ago and I love it. I can do it almost anywhere and in almost any weather and I don't really need much: just a few sportswear items, the ones that are good for me. Luckily I live on the edge of a small...

The Greenpeace Water Patrol Marikina Caravan

Blog entry by JP Agcaoli | October 17, 2011

For the past month, Greenpeace has been holding a Water Patrol Caravan around Marikina City to provide a venue for learning and discussion about water protection and on a community’s right-to-know about the substances that may be...

Li-Ning and C&A join Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma in tackling fashion industry's toxic...

Press release | November 22, 2011 at 14:33

Greenpeace today welcomed the 'Joint Roadmap' (1) published by international clothing companies Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma, as an important step towards the elimination of all releases of hazardous substances from the brands' supply chains and...

Detox Campaign: Cleaning up the water in the Philippines

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | January 12, 2012

In one of my annual visits to the dentist, he told me about the time that he was taken ill from an unexplainable disease. After many tests, he had to be flown to Manila from Mindanao to be properly treated at the toxicology unit of...

New Greenpeace Research: Washing Big Name Brands Makes Consumers Polluters

Press release | March 21, 2012 at 15:11

Greenpeace today released evidence [1] that hazardous chemical residues in clothing items sold by major brands [2] are released into public waterways when washed by consumers. Upon entering our rivers, lakes and seas, these chemicals then break...

Water Patrol Expedition

Hub | September 9, 2012 at 13:23

Join the Water Patrol Expedition as we identify where the pollution in the Marikina River comes from.

Petition DENR for PRTR

Action | September 11, 2012 at 5:24

Phase out priority hazardous chemicals and establish a Right-to-Know system in the Philippines

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Add your voice to the growing chorus of Filipinos who want clean water.

Water Patrol TV

Multimedia hub | September 12, 2012 at 19:04

Water Patrol TV (WPTV) serves as a venue for the Water Patrol to showcase its work especially in the field, conducting education campaigns, investigating, taking samples, stopping pollution, covering community actions, engaging corporates and...

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Ang Paglalakbay ng Basura

Video | September 12, 2012 at 21:19

A Water Patrol documentary video made and presented by Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina Mass Communication students showing how our trash goes into our waters.

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Flood

Video | September 12, 2012 at 21:58

A Water Patrol documentary video made and presented by citizen journalists from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina Mass Communication students for the Right-to-Know Water Patrol Expedition's WPTV.

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San Mateo Landfill

Video | September 12, 2012 at 22:21

Water Patrol TV (WPTV) serves as a venue for the Water Patrol to showcase its work especially in the field, conducting education campaigns, investigating, taking samples, stopping pollution, covering community actions, engaging corporates and...

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Tayabasan River

Video | September 13, 2012 at 4:45

Water Patrol TV (WPTV) serves as a venue for the Water Patrol to showcase its work especially in the field, conducting education campaigns, investigating, taking samples, stopping pollution, covering community actions, engaging corporates and...

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Tubig

Video | September 13, 2012 at 4:49

A Water Patrol documentary video by citizen journalists from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina Mass Communication students for the Right-to-Know Water Patrol Expedition's WPTV.

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Water Patrol Citizen Journalism

Video | September 13, 2012 at 4:52

This video is made and presented by volunteers and citizen journalists for the Right-to-Know Water Patrol Expedition's WPTV.

Pollution should not be a secret

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 13, 2012 1 comment

Garbage that’s floating on our rivers and lakes is almost common sight in Metro Manila, and it's also fair to say that a lot of effort is presently being done by the government, the business sector and the many environmental and...

Greenpeace calls for full public disclosure on chemical discharges from factories

Press release | September 13, 2012 at 20:33

“We have the right to know what’s in our water!” Greenpeace today demanded at the launch of the 3-week “Right-to-Know” Water Patrol Expedition along Marikina River. The expedition, which travels for 85 kilometers for three weeks, will examine and...

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Greenpeace takes action against a Laguna Lake Polluter

Press release | September 20, 2012 at 17:07

In an action to expose industry polluters that “kill” Laguna Lake, Greenpeace activists today labelled the fence of TNC Chemicals Philippines with the words “Water Polluter” They also unfurled a banner listing the different hazardous chemicals...

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Establishing A Pollution Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) in the Philippines

Publication | September 25, 2012 at 19:04

The public's right to know is essential to any effective public participation, good governance and sustainable business. It is comprised of legal initiatives like access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to...

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“Zombies” storm the DENR office with a grave message on toxic pollution

Press release | September 27, 2012 at 13:58

On the third and final leg of the “Right-to-Know Water Patrol” expedition, Greenpeace together with environmental advocates--dressed as zombies--protested against the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) inaction on industrial...

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Full marks for Marks & Spencer

Blog entry by Martin Besieux | October 25, 2012

Encouraging a fashion behemoth to change the way it produces clothing is no small task. But armed with the facts and the collective power of supporters like you, we are able to achieve the sort of success story we are announcing today.

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...

Greenpeace to DENR: Implement pollution disclosure to save our rivers

Press release | January 16, 2013 at 22:14

Manila—Environmental group Greenpeace today welcomed the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) recent moves to address water pollution in the Philippines but said that the government agency must do more to save the country’s...

Benetton shows its true colours and commits to toxic free fashion

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | January 17, 2013 1 comment

It’s about time the Detox campaign officially landed on the stylish streets of one of the world's most high profile fashion centres. Here in Italy we are celebrating the latest Detox commitment, announced today by the Benetton Group...

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...

Scientific demonstration in Manila Bay

Image gallery | July 24, 2013

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 19:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

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...

Detox Burberry Protests, Worldwide

Image gallery | January 29, 2014

How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 29, 2014

You did it! The British luxury brand Burberry today committed to rid their clothes and manufacturing processes of toxic Little Monsters by 2020. This is fantastic news and another people powered victory on the runway to a toxic-free...

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?

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...

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...

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