Greenpeace Slams Mammut, The North Face for Toxic Chemical Use

Greenpeace wants outdoor-apparel companies to clear the air, stat. A recent investigation by the environmental nonprofit found high concentration of hazardous per- and polyfluorinated…

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Greenpeace Reveals the Most—And Least—Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands

Even seasoned models have been known to take a spill or two on the runway. We’re only human, after all. For the fashion brands behind them, however, the onus not to stumble weighs…

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Columbia Debuts "Ultimate" Sustainable Rain Jacket

H2NO The problem with PFCs has everything to do with its chemistry. “The carbon-fluorine bond as found in PFCs is one of the strongest bonds known to man,” Columbia said.…

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Mango, Esprit Pledge to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals From Clothing by 2020

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…

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Greenpeace Detects Toxic Chemicals in Popular Outerwear Brands

Photo by Shutterstock Wide-open vistas are frequently used to advertise outdoor clothing, yet the toxins many weather-resistant fabrics contain may actually be detrimental to nature and…

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H&M Bans Toxic Perfluorinated Compounds From Clothing Line

H&M is putting the kibosh on perfluorinated compounds, a class of industrial chemicals used primarily to repel water and oil in outerwear. The Swedish apparel label says it has…

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