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2014

Hub | 2012-03-20 at 15:52

2014 Toxics Reports

Detox Campaign

Hub | 2011-09-20 at 21:06

Launched in July 2011, the Detox campaign has exposed links between textile manufacturing facilities causing toxic water pollution in China, and many of the world's top clothing brands.

2005

Hub | 2005-04-14 at 6:00

2005 Toxics Feature Stories

2008

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

2008 Toxics Feature Stories

2013

Hub | 2012-03-20 at 15:52

2013 Toxics Reports

2013

Hub | 2012-01-17 at 18:08

2013 Toxic Feature Stories

2004

Hub | 2004-04-14 at 6:00

2004 Toxics Feature Stories

2010

Hub | 2010-01-01 at 0:01

2010 Toxics Feature Stories

2006

Hub | 2006-04-14 at 6:00

2006 Toxics Feature Stories

2007

Hub | 2007-04-14 at 6:00

2007 Toxics Feature Stories

2009

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

2009 Toxics Feature Stories

2011

Hub | 2011-01-01 at 0:01

2011 Toxics Feature Stories

Toxics

Multimedia hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Toxics Photos

Toxics

Multimedia hub | 2011-06-09 at 18:13

Toxics Videos

Toxics

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Toxics Feature Stories

2012

Hub | 2012-03-20 at 15:52

2012 Toxics Reports

Detox Fashion Manifesto

Action | 2014-02-04 at 21:00

We are a global movement of fashionistas, activists, designers and bloggers united by a belief that beautiful fashion shouldn't cause toxic pollution. We want the clothes we wear to be as stylish and authentic as we are. This is our Detox Fashion...

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2014

Hub | 2014-01-01 at 18:08

2014 Toxic Feature Stories

Eliminate Toxic Chemicals

Hub | 2010-07-14 at 17:14

Toxic chemical pollution is a real and deadly danger for many people in China. Hundreds of millions of people here lack access to clean drinking water, while many more are drinking contaminated water.

2016

Hub | 2016-10-31 at 17:15

2016 Toxics Reports

2017

Hub | 2017-06-27 at 10:19

2017

2018

Hub | 2018-09-17 at 14:49

2018 Toxic Feature Stories

2018

Hub | 2018-05-11 at 14:41

2018 Toxics Press Releases

2019

Hub | 2017-01-23 at 14:54

2019 Toxics Press Releases

Greenpeace study finds toxic residues in kids wear sold by Burberry, adidas, etc.

Press release | 2014-01-14 at 11:00

Beijing - Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Burberry, adidas and Disney, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Dirty Laundry 2

Publication | 2011-08-23 at 10:54

Research commissioned by Greenpeace has revealed that clothing and certain fabric-based shoes sold internationally by major clothing brands are manufactured using nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs). NPEs – chemicals used to stabilize mixtures of oil...

A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature Story | 2014-01-23 at 20:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

A Little Story About a Fashionable Lie

Publication | 2014-02-17 at 21:00

A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children's clothing and footwear produced by eight luxury fashion brands.

Esprit commits to make toxic-free fashion – but where’s Levi’s?

Press release | 2012-12-07 at 18:00

Hong Kong, 7 December 2012 – Fashion brand Esprit today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public pressure in response to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign. 


Greenpeace found widespread unregulated chemicals in China's urban households

Press release | 2012-07-31 at 15:30

July 31, 2012, Beijing – A Greenpeace investigation has found an alarming range of hazardous chemicals in dust collected from households in various Chinese cities. These synthetic substances most likely come from materials used in making consumer...

Welcome to our Consumer Revolution!

Feature Story | 2018-09-17 at 14:50

We’ve all been shopping stupid for years, snapping up “bargains” in sales, seduced by advertising, loaded down with stuff to fill our homes, thinking it will make us happy. But ultimately it doesn’t. It costs us and it costs the earth.

Witnessed by Greenpeace: Southeastern China coastal water blackened by industrial...

Press release | 2014-01-07 at 0:00

Greenpeace has found a huge plume of black water covering an area estimated as 50 Olympic standard swimming pools off the coast in Eastern Shishi City, China, where a discharge pipe of an industrial zone lies under the sea surface. Lab testing...

A Little Story About a Monstrous Mess II

Publication | 2014-01-07 at 0:00

Greenpeace has witnessed and documented a huge, black plume of wastewater, on the surface of the sea neighboring China's Wubao Dyeing Industrial Zone, which is estimated to cover an area equal to 50 Olympic swimming pools and was easily spotted...

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature Story | 2014-02-10 at 18:30

Today, British retail giant Primark became the 20th global clothing company to commit to Detox. In doing so, they have taken up the challenge laid down to the fashion industry by people around the world to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from...

The dirty secret behind jeans and bras

Feature Story | 2010-12-01 at 7:00

Jeans, bras and underwear are every-day clothing items that we take for granted – but they are far from harmless. Greenpeace went behind the scenes to two major towns of jeans and bra manufacturing, and discovered widespread pollution.

Greenpeace exposes hazardous chemicals in clothes sold by Zara, and other leading...

Press release | 2012-11-20 at 10:00

November 20, 2012, Beijing – Clothing from the world’s largest fashion retailer Zara tested positive for hormone-disrupting chemicals and dyes that release cancer-causing substances, according to a Greenpeace report. The environmental group...

【Greenpeace DETOX World Cup Little Star】Photo Competition

Feature Story | 2014-05-30 at 18:24

World Cup isn’t just for adults! If your children are 12-year-old or younger, dress them up with football jersey and snap a cute picture of them today! Let them become the Greenpeace DETOX World Cup Little Star!

A family secret you can't dust off

Publication | 2012-08-07 at 15:19

To gauge the level of exposure of the Chinese public to hazardous chemicals in household environments, and better understand the potential for household dust to contribute to such exposure, in March and April, Greenpeace collected dust from a...

China acknowledges 'cancer villages', unveils breakthrough chemical plan

Press release | 2013-02-26 at 6:30

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

2010

Hub | 2010-01-01 at 0:01

2010 Toxics Reports

2006

Hub | 2006-01-01 at 0:01

2006 Toxics Reports

Investigations & Reports

Standard Page | 2014-02-16 at 9:39

Read our groundbreaking investigations and reports.

Little Monsters: A Field Guide to Hazardous Chemicals

Publication | 2014-01-28 at 21:00

These Little Monsters can be found lurking in our kid's clothes, escaping from factories, travelling through our waterways and causing mischief all over the world. Learn all about these scary beasts, their terrible traits and their horrific...

Water Pollution

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 16:18

China is facing a water crisis. Its per capita water supply is significantly lower than the global average, but its demand for water is astronomical. Both industry and agriculture use massive amounts of water – and create massive water pollution.

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2009-08-12 at 13:11

Only by eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals can we guarantee for our future generations a clean and healthy planet.

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2009-08-11 at 15:31

Hazardous chemicals can affect all of us, but we can all do our part to reduce hazardous pollution. Whether it’s doing our part to conserve water or requesting companies for their environmental information, we can all make a difference.

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature Story | 2011-08-18 at 15:02 3 comments

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

Greenpeace: Investigation finds pollution and illness ignored at Asia's largest lead...

Press release | 2015-06-09 at 10:43

Beijing, 9 June 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) investigation has found severe heavy metal pollution and serious health problems at Asia's largest zinc and lead mine and smelting plant in Jinding Town, Lanping County, Yunnan. The findings...

Tianjin blast update: Comments on current hazardous chemicals policies and their...

Press release | 2015-08-17 at 18:39

“The horrific Tianjin explosion on Wednesday night and the worrying scenes we have witnessed over the last five days are just the tip of the iceberg. What lies beneath the surface is years of negligence in regards to hazardous chemicals policies...

Tianjin blast update: Greenpeace’s independent testing for sodium cyanide in Tianjin

Press release | 2015-08-17 at 18:30

Beijing, August 16 2015-Greenpeace’s rapid response field team arrived in Tianjin’s Binhai district to conduct tests for the presence of the extremely hazardous chemical, sodium cyanide or cyanide, in bodies of water around the blast site.

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