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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.

Apple moves up the ranks of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics and Nokia...

Press release | 2007-06-27 at 20:04

Apple has finally moved up from being the lowest-ranked electronics manufacturer in the latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics – published today - and may start to rival the other ‘greener’ companies if its much-awaited iPhone becomes the...

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.

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; ‘Double Standard’...

Press release | 2007-04-03 at 8:00

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature Story | 2007-04-03 at 8:00

The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

Green my Apple gossip

Feature Story | 2007-02-15 at 13:19

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Global high tech industry contaminating waters in Southern China

Press release | 2007-02-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating how some biggest brands of electronics industry, and their suppliers, are contaminating rivers and underground water with a wide range of toxic chemicals, some of which are environmentally persistent.

Cutting edge contamination

Feature Story | 2007-02-08 at 10:00

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

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