2012 Toxic Feature Stories

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Greenpeace activists deliver a truckload

Image | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists deliver a truckload of toxic electronic waste to Hewlett Packard's (HP) European headquarters in Geneva. Greenpeace is calling on all dirty electronics companies to stop using toxic chemicals in their products. Greenpeace is...

Visitors at a high

Image | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

Visitors at a high-tech exhibition look at a Greenpeace display featuring E-waste in Beijing. Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high wave-shaped sculpture. The sculpture is...

A Greenpeace volunteer stands next to a wave

Image | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

A Greenpeace volunteer stands next to a wave statue as part of a display about E-waste. Greenpeace China Shamed the dirty companies attending the expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave. The statue is constructed...

Electronics dirty secret

Image gallery | 2005-05-23

You can't see them but your computer contains

Image | 2005-05-20 at 9:00

You can't see them but your computer contains many toxic chemicals.

You can't see them but your mobile phone

Image | 2005-05-20 at 9:00

You can't see them but your mobile phone contains many toxic chemicals.

Part of a IBM computer at a Chinese e

Image | 2005-04-11 at 9:00

Part of a IBM computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Panasonic computer at a Chinese

Image | 2005-04-11 at 9:00

Part of a Panasonic computer at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a computer with a "NYSE property

Image | 2005-04-11 at 9:00

Part of a computer with a "NYSE property tag" label at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. This computer was discarded by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and then dumped in China.

Phillips CD

Image | 2005-04-11 at 9:00

Phillips CD-rom drive at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

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