Elliot Chang

Gap Promises to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals from Clothes

by , 09/21/13

Gap, Greenpeace, toxic chemicals, eco fashion, ZDHC

Clothing retailer Gap recently announced plans to phase out toxic chemicals from all of its products and supply chain, and it became one of the latest companies to commit to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Programme. But not everyone is cheering the announcement. Greenpeace says that big brands like Gap need to “stop hiding behind the ZDHC Group’s paper commitments and take concrete action to detox our future.” In june, the environmental nonprofit criticized ZDHC signatories for providing “more promises and pilots, rather than concrete actions to create toxic-free fashion.” Ecouterre has the full story.

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