What is the Detox campaign?

What is the Detox campaign?

Greenpeace launches the Detox campaign. Greenpeace launches the Detox campaign, challenging Nike and adidas to be the first clean water champions by teaming up with their suppliers and eliminating all toxic, persistent and hormone-disrupting chemicals from their products and production processes. Loading.

What does ZDHC stand for?

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals
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.

Why did Greenpeace initially start this detox campaign?

Seven years ago, Greenpeace launched its Detox campaign to address the widespread use of hazardous chemicalsin the manufacturing of clothes, which were being released into waterways in countries such as China, Indonesia and Mexico.

What is detox in textile?

What is the “DETOX” campaign”? The DETOX (i.e. detoxification) campaign was initiated by Greenpeace (an NGO, Non-Governmental Organization), targeting the elimination of hazardous substance usage within textile and leather industry supply chains.

Why did Greenpeace target Levis?

In 2012, Greenpeace named and shamed Levi’s for connections to dangerous water pollution in Mexico in their ‘Toxic Threads’ report. Levi’s has since pledged to reduce the hazardous chemicals used to dye and treat its clothing, and is aiming for the elimination of hazardous chemicals by 2020.

Why is ZDHC important?

ZDHC Gateway The world’s largest database enabling safer choices of chemical products available to the textile, apparel and footwear industry. The ZDHC Gateway operates on transparency and collaboration to clean up supply chains and eliminate harmful substances.

What is the visionary goal of ZDHC?

The ZDHC vision is the widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the Industry to protect consumers, workers and the environment.

What campaigns have Greenpeace done?

Six Greenpeace Non Violent Direct Actions

  • A pop-up doctor’s surgery at Volkswagen HQ. October 2018 • Ditch Diesel campaign.
  • Gatecrashing the ‘bankers banquet’ July 2019 • Climate Emergency campaign.
  • Monkey business at Burger King HQ. September 2019 • Save the Amazon campaign.
  • A climate emergency at BP’s head office.

What is Oeko Tex STeP?

23 December 2021. STeP stands for Sustainable Textile Production and is a worldwide certification system for environmentally friendly and socially responsible production facilities in the textile industry.

What is eco passport?

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is an independent certification system for chemicals, colourants and auxiliaries used in the textile and leather industry.

Does Levis use child Labour?

We will not utilize partners who use child labor in any of their facilities. We support the development of legitimate workplace apprenticeship programs for the educational benefit of younger people.