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Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters

Image | 2008-05-16 at 18:33

Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters in Beijing

China Water Pollution Slideshow

Image gallery | 2008-05-16

Samsung and Toshiba new leaders in greener electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2008-03-18 at 11:57

In the latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics Samsung and Toshiba share top spot. Nokia misses out on top spot due to a penalty point for inconsistent global takeback. Nintendo remains rooted to the bottom with only a tiny...

What is a green electronics product?

Feature Story | 2008-03-06 at 0:32

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature Story | 2008-02-22 at 10:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

Green apple not quite ripe?

Feature Story | 2008-01-17 at 14:40

Every Macworld brings something new to Mac lovers. This year, Steve Jobs pulled out an interoffice envelope, opened the flap and revealed the new “ MacBook Air” – the thinnest notebook computer on the planet. For us though the highlight of the...

iPhone's hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2007-10-16 at 14:15

Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple's iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers.

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

Image | 2007-10-01 at 9:00

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2007-06-27 at 8:00

The fourth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is out now. Apple moves up as a result of Steve Job's "Greener Appple" pledge to phase out PVC and other chemicals from their product line. But Nokia is on top because they've...

Tasty news from Apple!

Feature Story | 2007-05-04 at 10:53

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

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