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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.

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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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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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...

What we're doing

Page | September 28, 2010 at 20:33

Clean water is a right that should be enjoyed by everyone. Today, however, this right is being violated by industrial activities that destroy the country's freshwater ecosystems and threaten our health. The chemical crisis and climate change will...

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...

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,...

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 problem

Page | September 29, 2010 at 12:40

The State of Freshwater Sources in the Philippines

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...

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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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.

Marilao River is one of spotlight case studies in new Greenpeace report on Hidden...

Press release | May 26, 2011 at 16:14

The Marilao in Bulacan is among four iconic rivers whose polluted conditions are spotlighted in ‘Hidden Consequences’, a new report published today by Greenpeace. The report calls for urgent action to protect the livelihoods of the people 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...

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...

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.

Detox Burberry Protests, Worldwide

Image gallery | January 29, 2014

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...

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...

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...

"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...

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...

Water for cities: responding to the urban challenge

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 22, 2011

“Water is life's mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” -  Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Hungarian Biochemist, 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine) Yesterday, I remember Albert, a member of our campaign team...

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 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...

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.

Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 17 June 2009

Page | June 17, 2009 at 12:07

Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 2 June 2009

Page | June 2, 2009 at 13:18

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...

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...

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...

Scientific demonstration in Manila Bay

Image gallery | July 24, 2013

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

Press release | May 22, 2009 at 8:00

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...

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...

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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“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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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...

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