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Samsung, can you hear us?

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | December 1, 2016

Over the past week we've watched as thousands of people around the world joined our urgent call for Samsung to come up with a concrete plan to reuse or recycle 4.3 million Galaxy Note7s. From Hong Kong to Washington DC, you called...

Samsung, it's time to walk the talk

Blog entry by Jude Lee | November 6, 2016

Samsung is at a cross-roads. In the aftermath of the Galaxy Note7 fiasco the tech giant has admitted they need a fresh start. However, this doesn't just have to be a fresh start to advertise a new Galaxy S8, it could also represent a...

Why fixing your phone is one of the most empowering things you can do

Blog entry by Kyle Wiens | August 26, 2016

Like most people, I don’t go anywhere without my phone. In the morning, its shrill alarm rouses me from sleep. During the day it bobs between my ear, my hand, and my pocket. At night, I hunt for Pokémon before putting it away on the...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | October 27, 2010 at 7:24

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Greener Electronics

Hub | January 19, 2010 at 0:38

Following the E waste Trail

Video | May 5, 2009 at 9:13

Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according...

Success! Phillips make a recycling policy u-turn

Blog entry by bunny | February 27, 2009

An old Philips TV at a scrap yard in Ghana A Greenpeace Europe update: Last week we broke the shocking story about what actually happens to electronic waste in Europe; instead of being safely recycled in the UK or Europe where it...

Where does e-waste end up?

Page | February 24, 2009 at 21:10

Many old electronic goods gather dust in storage waiting to be reused, recycled or thrown away. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that as much as three quarters of the computers sold in the US are stockpiled in garages and...

Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 21:19

Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and...

Scraplife - e-waste in Pakistan

Photo essay | February 19, 2009 at 2:39

Thousands of tons of e-waste – such as discarded PCs, mobile phones and TVs - are dumped in Africa and Asia every year. Our research shows that some of this waste is exported to Pakistan.. In the Karachi district of Lyari, hundreds of...

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