2012 Toxic Feature Stories

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A chemical factory located in Hanxi town

Image | 2008-05-21 at 8:00

A chemical factory located in Hanxi town has been heavily damaged. Environmental Protection Investigation officers are checking for potential chemical hazards

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks

Image | 2008-05-21 at 8:00

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks with the manager of a chemical plant located within the earthquake disaster zone

In response to the tragic Sichuan Earthquake

Image | 2008-05-21 at 8:00

In response to the tragic Sichuan Earthquake, Greenpeace has sent a research team to the site to identify and monitor possible secondary environmental hazards triggered by the earthquake.

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.

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