What is Greenpeace Detox?

What is Greenpeace Detox?

Launched in 2011 by Greenpeace, the Detox My Fashion campaign has mobilised millions of people around the world to challenge major clothing brands to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from their supply chains and products. Together, these companies represent 15 % of global clothing production.

Why is Greenpeace wrong?

Several publications have accused Greenpeace of being anti-technology. Other publications also criticized Greenpeace’s stand against genetically modified crops and the unlawful destruction of those crops by its members.

What was Greenpeace’s goal?


Greenpeace’s goal is to ensure the ability of Earth to nurture life in all its diversity. Greenpeace stands for positive change through action to defend the natural world and promote peace. We investigate, expose and confront environmental abuse by governments and corporations around the world.

Who founded Greenpeace?

Phil Cotes, Irving Stowe, and Jim Bohlen founded Greenpeace in 1970.

What is ZDHC?

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Certification and Testing Programs. We can help you manage your supply chain to reduce the amount of hazardous chemicals that are discharged into water waste.

What is detox in textile?

DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX® is an efficient verification system for the textile and leather industry which aims to implement the criteria of the Greenpeace DETOX Campaign within production facilities.

What is detox to zero?

DETOX TO ZERO is based on the DETOX campaign launched by Greenpeace in 2011 whereby the goal of the campaign is to exclude hazardous chemicals from textile production. Conformity of chemicals used in the company as per the DETOX TO ZERO MRSL. General management with a focus on chemicals and environmental performance.

What is the process of ZDHC?

ZDHC is a group of apparel and footwear brands and retailers working together to lead the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals by 2020. ZDHC was started in 2011, mostly as a response to the Greenpeace DeTox campaign.

Who is involved in the Greenpeace Detox campaign?

Spurred on by the success of Greenpeace’s Detox Campaign, which exposed the links between textile manufacturing facilities using toxic chemicals and water pollution, the investigation was expanded to include 20 global fashion brands — including Armani, Levi’s and Zara — as well as more hazardous chemicals. Full report here

Where are the Greenpeace Detox our water stickers?

H&M gets rebranded by Greenpeace activists and supporters in twelve countries, including China, France, Germany and Sweden. See how we pasted massive “DETOX our water” and “DETOX the future” stickers onto local H&M shop windows! Global people power pushes H&M to take a big step down the toxic-free runway!

What are the restrictions on Greenpeace Detox in Europe?

REACH–substances of very high concern (as of 10 Oct 2010) 6. EU Directive on restrictions on marketing and use for dangerous substances and preparations- 76/769 EEC and amendment 2002/61/EC (now taken up by annex XVII of REACH), where the restriction specifically mentions for uses related to textiles.

When was the last Greenpeace Detox catwalk assessment?

Detox catwalk assessment (last edition: July 2016) • and also Outdoor brands, German retailers, SMEs from Prato district and Lithuanian- based Utenos trikotažas. •Influence on ZDHC initiative, framing