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Motorola hangs up on toxic clean up promise

Feature Story | 2006-05-24 at 19:43

US mobile phone company Motorola has backtracked on a promise to remove toxic chemicals from its products. While competitors like Sony Ericsson and Nokia are living up to their commitments to remove toxic chemicals, Motorola is not answering the...

Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2006-05-09 at 10:27

What business does a chemical company have between your bedroom sheets? Should chemical companies be meddling with the protection of your health? Of course they should have no business in your sex life or personal health, but unfortunately the...

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Feature Story | 2006-03-10 at 8:32

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...

Victory: Toxic warship Clemenceau turned back to France!

Feature Story | 2006-02-16 at 8:44

French President Chirac has announced a dramatic recall of the asbestos-laden warship Clemenceau -- it will be turning around and going back to France. Our actions, emails to Chirac and an embarrassing international scandal left France with...

Greenpeace Delegation at WTO MC6

Feature Story | 2005-12-08 at 7:00

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference will be held in Hong Kong very soon. Ten Greenpeace delegates from all over the world, including 3 from Greenpeace China, will attend this meeting.

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Feature Story | 2005-08-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released a report of its scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as well as...

Hong Kong as a Free Port of Hazardous e-Waste

Feature Story | 2005-05-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace presented 6 chicken coops of electronic waste (e-waste) to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, implying the uncontrolled flow of e-waste in Hong Kong.

E-waste wave sweeps the globe

Feature Story | 2005-05-23 at 6:00

In the eighth Beijing International High-Tech Expo, Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the Electronic expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave, built using the companies’ electronic waste collected...

Greenpeace exposes Hong Kong's role as a free port for China's electronic waste trade

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 6:00

Greenpeace today presented new evidence that sites in Hong Kong's northern New Territories were being used as 'staging points' for the illegal cross-border trade in hazardous electronic waste (e-waste). China enacted a law last year prohibiting...

Dioxin - Closer than you think!

Feature Story | 2004-12-20 at 7:00

The deadly chemical dioxin has hit the headlines with the poisoning of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yuschenko. What doesn't often make the news is the fact that dioxin pollution is far more widespread than political poisonings.

New Dump Zone found in China for Toxic Electronic Waste: Japan, South Korea Guilty

Feature Story | 2004-04-23 at 6:00

Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) have discovered that China's new thirst for steel and copper scrap to fuel booming infrastructural growth, is allowing significant quantities of highly polluting hazardous electronic waste to enter...

List of toxic items gets a makeover

Feature Story | 2012-01-17 at 18:14

Following the release of our original report from December, we received a lot of requests for more testing on toxic toys and other children's products. We figured since we were doing more testing, we might as well add them to our already...

Levi's, Esprit, Mango commit to Detox

Standard Page | 2012-12-13 at 7:00

Levi's, the world's biggest denim brand, has committed to go toxic-free after many grueling hours of talks with Greenpeace campaigners, and a global campaign with more than 215,000 people like you! The campaigners could never have secured such...

SUCCESS! ZARA commits to Detox!

Standard Page | 2012-12-06 at 7:00

we did it! ZARA joins some other big brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, H&M, and M&S in committing to phase out toxic chemicals during their production processes. It will work like a domino effect. One company makes a commitment, forcing all the...

You've heard of Fast Food, now we bring you Fast Fashion

Standard Page | 2012-11-22 at 7:00

Thanks to your wonderful support so far, several major brands have committed to Detox already. However, our most recent investigation on 20 famous brands, including ZARA, Levi's, ESPRIT, and GAP, is just out and has uncovered even more kinds of...

Why we're happy with Marks & Spencer

Standard Page | 2012-11-08 at 11:00

Last year, with your help, we lobbied top names like Nike, Adidas and H&M to agree to clean up their supply chains and phase out the use of hazardous chemicals. Now you've got a brand new commitment from Marks & Spencer, which become the seventh...

Greenpeace wishes you a very green Christmas

Standard Page | 2011-12-20 at 11:30

Christmas is coming! Greenpeace has spent the past several months selecting toys from around the country to find those that are safe and those that have high amounts of heavy metals in them, with hopes of changing the industry and of allowing you...

How clean is your home?

Standard Page | 2012-08-15 at 11:00

Greenpeace tested dust in 11 homes in cities across China and found worrying levels of chemical contamination. This is part of our toxic-free life campaign. Keep a look out for our next update which will be on Hong Kong homes.

Adidas, Nike, and Puma: Greenpeace got ‘em all!

Standard Page | 2011-09-07 at 11:30

First Puma, then Nike, and now Adidas. The three top sports giants have promised to eliminate all toxic pollution throughout their supply chain and product lifetime. This landmark win is a direct result of our Detox campaign and your amazing support.

Calvin Klein 、Converse、H&M pollute China rivers

Standard Page | 2011-08-22 at 11:30

We discovered that suppliers have been using toxic chemicals (that are banned in Europe) in their production process, heavily polluting rivers in China.

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