20 Years of Pollution Solutions Countdown


Over the past 20 years, Pure Earth has cleaned up over 120 polluted communities in 24 countries, identified over 4000 toxic hotspots in 50 countries, and impacted the lives of over 5 million people (including 1 million children). Here is a countdown (in no particular order) of some of our successful projects. They are examples of the wide variety of work we do to solve pollution around the world with your continued support. Thank you for helping us do so much.

#10 A deadly secret: Dealing with the spectre of Soviet arms production

Businessweek Chronicles Dangerous Cleanup, Blacksmith/Pure Earth’s Global Successes

#9 Keeping 2-yr-old Dexter safe from lead poisoning

Keeping Two-Year-Old Dexter and His Friends Safe From Lead Poisoning in Pampanga, Philippines

#8 A Mother’s Story: “Gold Ninja” goes mercury free for her kids

A Mother’s Story: Mongolian “Gold Ninja” Goes Mercury-Free For Her Children

#7 Cleanup of infamous site brings toxic legacy to an end

Cleanup Of Infamous Pesticide Site Brings Toxic Legacy To An End

#6  A mountain of success in Agbogbloshie

A Mountain Of Success in Agbogbloshie

#5  Historic cleanup of monastery polluted in the 10th century

Toxic Legacy At 10th Century Armenian Historic Site Comes To An End With Pure Earth Cleanup

#4 A clean, lead-free mattress for Alejandro’s 13th birthday

Colombia Lead Poisoning: A Clean, Lead-Free Mattress For His Birthday

#3 Empowering women gold miners in Indonesia

Empowering Women Gold Miners in Indonesia

#2 Lead free homes for the first time in 100 years

So Fresh And So Clean

#1 A healthy baby X

Lead Poisoning in Newborns: The Story Of Baby X in Mexico


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