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5 ways tech companies are making your devices die too soon

Blog entry by Elizabeth Jardin | 2017-06-27

Imagine a world where your electronic gadgets would last, or a place where your devices could be easily repaired. Imagine all the money saved!     ..But we know that world is purely imaginary, because unfortunately, the...

Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech...

Press release | 2017-06-27 at 12:02

San Francisco, 27 June 2017 - Fairphone, Dell and HP are the only companies that make spare parts and repair manuals available to the public, while products from brands such as Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among the least easy to repair and...

Nearly half of Chinese provinces miss water targets, 85% of Shanghai’s river water...

Press release | 2017-06-01 at 9:39

Beijing, 1 June 2017 - Fourteen provinces failed to meet their water quality improvement targets during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), a Greenpeace East Asia report released today shows. As of 2015, 85.3% of water in Shanghai’s major...

Cocktail of chemicals being released from Lianyungang Chemical Industrial Park -...

Press release | 2017-05-27 at 17:26

Beijing, 25 May 2017 – A Greenpeace East Asia investigation at the Lianyungang Chemical Industrial Park in Jiangsu Province has identified 226 organic chemicals in air, soil and water samples taken in the vicinity of the park. Out of this...

Belt and Road participants call for full implementation of Paris Agreement

Press release | 2017-05-15 at 19:21

Beijing, 15 May 2017 -- Participants in China’s Belt and Road initiative have called on all parties that ratified the Paris Agreement to implement it in full, as part of a communique to be released following China’s Belt and Road forum. The...

Sustainability should be priority for China’s Belt and Road- Greenpeace

Press release | 2017-05-12 at 16:48

On Sunday, 28 government leaders will meet in Beijing for the Belt and Road summit. As China embarks on its historic investment initiative, Greenpeace urges that environmental accountability be prioritized.

Shopping doesn’t make us happy

Blog entry by Frances Lo | 2017-05-09

Do your clothes make you happy? Or, after the excitement of the shopping spree fades, does your new stuff tend to lose its in-store magic by the time it’s reached your wardrobe?   A  new survey  of international buying habits has...

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