Chemicals

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.

Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Posted by bex — 8 May 2006 at 8:00am - Comments

A mother carrying a baby wears a shirt reading "stop contamining my baby!"

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 chemical industry is fighting hard to protect their privilege to make hazardous chemicals with the potential to seriously affect both.

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