Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

January 26, 2016 by  
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Taking a hike in the great outdoors is a great way to escape the pollution of the city and get some fresh air. Unfortunately, the gear outdoor enthusiasts rely on to keep them warm and dry in the elements may actually be harming the environments they are exploring. Greenpeace found hazardous chemicals in a recent test, just a few months after asking retailers to reveal the use of certain agents in the manufacturing of waterproof outdoor gear. Read the rest of Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

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Copenhagen’s Enghaveparken public park is designed to be flooded

January 26, 2016 by  
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Apple Supply Chain Report Reveals Labor and Environmental Violations

January 25, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report this week, which detailed a number of labor and environmental violations in the company’s supply chain. The most troubling revelation, and the one that is getting the most media attention, is the discovery of multiple cases of child labor, as the internal audit found that 106 children were employed at 11 factories that produced Apple products in the past year. But that isn’t all; the audit also found that many of the company’s suppliers failed to properly store and handle hazardous waste, and that over 100 facilities failed to recycle or properly dispose of hazardous waste . Read the rest of Apple Supply Chain Report Reveals Labor and Environmental Violations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple audit , Apple Computers , child labor , china , corporate accountability , environmental destruction , environmental regulations , foxconn , hazardous chemicals , hazardous materials , internal audit , iPhone , labor , labor violations , mac , shenzhen , Steve Jobs , stormwater runoff , supply chain , tim cook , transparency

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Zara commits to detox after Greenpeace dressing down

November 30, 2012 by  
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Clothing giant commits to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020.

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