C&A and Li-Ning join new road towards toxic-free fashion

Posted by hayley.baker — 23 November 2011 at 11:23am - Comments
Shoppers outside C&A store in Amsterdam
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Shoppers outside of an Amsterdam C&A store

International fast-fashion retailer C&A has just joined with China’s biggest sportswear company, Li-Ning, and Adidas, Nike, Puma and H&M to launch a Joint Roadmap to begin tackling the fashion industry’s toxic pollution problem.

This year our Detox campaign exposed the direct link between global clothing brands, their suppliers, and toxic water pollution around the world. The Joint Roadmap is an important step forward, and a reminder of what public pressure can achieve.

Big clothing brands like H&M are listening to you

Posted by jamie — 27 October 2011 at 2:55pm - Comments
Greenpeace volunteer talks to a passer-by outside H&M in Stockholm
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Fast results in fast fashion: you persuaded H&M to publish its restricted substances list

Tommy Crawford, communications manager on the Detox campaign, reveals the latest success story in getting clothing brands to ditch toxic chemicals.

As fashion-lovers around the world ponder over which clothes to add to their Christmas wishlists, news about a different list linked to the fashion industry has got the Detox team here buzzing. I’m talking about H&M’s Restricted Substance List, a detailed version of which appeared for the first time on the company’s website this month.

Surfing the Detox wave

Posted by Tamara Stark — 26 September 2011 at 2:51pm - Comments

As you’ve heard, we’re now seeing a growing wave of clothing companies committing to eliminate toxic chemicals from their production processes. Four major clothing brands have recently come onboard and we’re certain that more companies – and perhaps other industries – will soon stop using hazardous chemicals that currently contaminate the world’s waterways and environment.

Will H&M make “Detox” the new must-have?

Posted by tracy.frauzel — 13 September 2011 at 10:54am - Comments
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70% of China's rivers and lakes are now dangerously polluted: manufacturing industry being the main cause

There's a skeleton in H&M's closet. The fast-fashion retailer sells clothes made with chemicals which cause hazardous water pollution around the world, and the only way to stop this water pollution is to come clean and stop using such chemicals for good. As one of the largest clothing groups in the world, a H&M committed to a toxic-free future would set a trend for the rest of the fashion industry to follow.

‘Impossible is nothing’ - Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

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31 August, 2011

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded (1) to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’

challenge by committing to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of its products, by 2020 (2).

Detox hat-trick: Adidas joins Nike and Puma in ditching toxic chemicals

Posted by Eoin D — 31 August 2011 at 11:34am - Comments
Adidas is given the yellow card in Hong Kong for the use of toxic chemicals in t
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Adidas has agreed to play clean and has committed to removing toxic chemicals from its products

Adidas is going toxic-free, the company has just announced!

This is great news for our environment, rivers, and the millions of people in China and elsewhere who depend on rivers for drinking water and agriculture.

Greenpeace activists in China ask Li Ning to go Toxic Free in Hong Kong

Greenpeace expose top clothing brands containing hazardous chemicals

Last edited 23 August 2011 at 2:42pm
23 August, 2011

Beijing - Manila, 23 August 2011 – A new investigation into toxic water
, released today by Greenpeace International, reveals the
presence of nonylphenol ethoxylates (1) in clothing items bearing the
logos of 14 global brands (2), including Adidas, H&M and Abercrombie
& Fitch.

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