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Hong Kong as a Free Port of Hazardous e-Waste

Feature Story | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace presented 6 chicken coops of electronic waste (e-waste) to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, implying the uncontrolled flow of e-waste in Hong Kong.

Workers are transporting the logged trees

Image | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Workers are transporting the logged trees.

Legislative councillors Mr

Image | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Legislative councillors Mr. Kwong Chi-kin, Audrey Eu and Ms. Choy So-yuk labelled the chicken coops with a stop e-waste trade symbol. Greenpeace volunteers then presented the chicken cages, together with the e-waste, and a letter, to a...

Greenpeace activists portrayed as chicken

Image | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists portrayed as chicken hawkers, holding the chicken coops of e-waste, including abandoned circuit boards, wires, keyboards, mouses, outside the legislative council building.

Toxic Tech - Puling the plug on dirty electronics

Publication | 2005-05-24 at 7:20

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year. This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed of or recycled safely. But this problem...

Toxic Tech - Chemicals in Electronics

Publication | 2005-05-23 at 20:00

The dangerous chemicals in electronic products: Electronic products are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These dangerous substances cause serious pollution and put...

Activists deliver electronic waste back to

Image | 2005-05-23 at 9:00

Activists deliver electronic waste back to the offices of Hewlett Packard to demand the removal of toxic substances from HP products.

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