2012 Toxics Reports

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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.

A visitor at a high

Image | 2005-05-23 at 9:00

A visitor at a high-tech exhibition looks at a Greenpeace display featuring E-waste. Greenpeace calls on dirty electronic companies to clean up their act, shaming the dirty companies attending the expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high...

Greenpeace activists deliver a truckload

Image | 2005-05-23 at 9:00

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...

E-waste wave sweeps the globe

Feature Story | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

In the eighth Beijing International High-Tech Expo, Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the Electronic expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave, built using the companies’ electronic waste collected...

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

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