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Greenpeace’s “Detox” campaign is having a banner month. Not only did the environmental nonprofit convince Zara, the world’s No. 1 apparel retailer, to commit to eliminating hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020, but it also obtained similar pledges from two other leading high-street brands this past week alone. Following public pressure in response to Greenpeace Toxic Threads report, which pilloried the garment industry for poisoning the world’s waterways with hormone-disrupting substances, Hong Kong-owned Esprit and Spain’s Mango have both agreed to work towards the goal of zero discharge of chemicals like alkylphenol ethoxylates, perfluorinated compounds, phthalates, brominated and chlorinated flame-retardants, AZO dyes, and heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, mercury, and chromium (VI).

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One Response to “Mango, Esprit Pledge to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals From Clothing by 2020”

  1. Brulee says:

    Good idea but strange to have non eco chic Kate Moss as a model the promotion of bullfighting one of the most sadiistic bloodsports around and Vogue shoot with Mario Testino was despicable ??? …

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