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Death by fashion: is your wardrobe poisoning the world's water supply?: A Greenpeace investigation has discovere...

Death by fashion: is your wardrobe poisoning the world's water supply?: A Greenpeace investigation has discovere...

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: Gervase Poulden, Ecologist , More from this Affiliate Published August 25, 2011 09:32 AM Death by fashion: is your wardrobe poisoning the world's water supply? RELATED ARTICLES Goodwill Revolutionizing Used Clothing October 25, 2007 08:40 AM Who is Polluting Chinese Rivers? August 9, 2011 07:11 AM Electronics greener, but long way to go: Greenpeace March 5, 2008 10:34 AM Group Seeks Ban on Detergent Ingredient June 6, 2007 12:00 AM A Greenpeace investigation has discovered the toxic chemical nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) in clothing made by 14 major brands, including Adidas, H&M, Converse and Abercrombie and Fitch. NPE breaks down to form nonylphenol in water, which disrupts hormone levels and has been known to cause fish to change gender. Due to its persistence, nonylphenol builds up in each level in the food chain, me...

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