Monday, 11 March 2013

Nike, Adidas and Puma Plans to Remove Toxic Rubbish by Detox

Greenpeace continuous campaigns is finally paying off! Three largest Sports Apparels Nike, Puma and Adidas are determined to remove their hazardous chemical waste to all their factories by 2020.

One of Greenpeace's Dirty Laundry Campaign have identified several clothing sports giants are the causes of toxic pollution of about 300-500 tonnes of heavy metals, solvents and toxic sludge in China's Yangtze River. 

The after effect of these campaigns is that some clothing companies are making changes like cleaning up their production waste.

Greenpeace have organized campaigns like "Strip Offs " in 29 cities around the world.In which activist pretends to model the clothing line and acts as if its removing themselves with those toxic clothes.

Green peace found nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) in clothing from 14 brands: Abercombie & Fitch, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Converse, G-Star RAW, H&M, Kappa, Lacoste, Li Ning, Nike, Puma, Ralph Lauren, Uniqlo and Youngor. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) has dangerous ,continuing and hormone-disrupting properties.

The process maybe slow and tedious but we are making one good step for the benefit of our environment.According to Adidas in regards to an industry wide effort for a toxic free waste industry.

“We believe there needs to be an industry-wide approach and that’s why we’re trying to get together as a group,” an Adidas spokeswoman told BusinessGreen. “We’ve already had first discussions with other brands and we’ve been in constant dialogue in the last couple of weeks.”

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