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Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace

Press release | 2016-11-01 at 17:30

Seoul, 1 November 2016 - Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment. According to calculations by Oeko-Institut, a research and consultancy...

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...

Unforgettable Commemoration

Press release | 2004-12-04 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists around the world are remembering the world's worst industrial disaster, twenty years after a toxic gas leak killed and maimed thousands in the Indian city of Bhopal. "Twenty years on, people in Bhopal are still suffering...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2009-08-12 at 15:11

Only by eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals can we guarantee for our future generations a clean and healthy planet.

Recycling of electronic wastes in China and India

Publication | 2005-08-17 at 15:03

Recycling of electronic wastes in China and India: workplace and environmental contamination

Public Engagement

Standard Page | 2011-06-29 at 2:20

Though many Chinese people suffer from the effects of polluted water, the overall awareness of hazardous chemicals is low. Many villagers who fall ill do not even know why they are sick. Greenpeace is striving to record the story of water...

Response to Policy Address 2005

Press release | 2005-01-12 at 10:00

Greenpeace described the environmental protection policies anounced in the Chief Executive's 2005 Policy Address as "weak and conservative" and called into question the motivation of the SAR government in tackling Hong Kong's environmental problems.

Which country is most likely to repair their electronic gadgets?

Blog entry by Chih An Lee | 2016-08-15

What happens when your mobile phone dies? Which country is most likely to recycle? And do people repair their phones or just simply throw them away? We did the research to find out… Believe it or not, the humble smartphone...

The effect of Steve Jobs on the lives of impoverished workers in China

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-10-14

In the week that has passed since Steve Jobs' passing, much has been said about his legacy. The outpouring has ranged from near religious idolatry, to more sober reminders of some of Apple's serious flaws. Like the rest of the world...

You did it! Samsung will finally recycle millions of Galaxy Note 7s

Blog entry by Jude Lee | 2017-03-28

Remember when we did this… Greenpeace activists create satirical scenes to show the explosion of the Galaxy Note 7 as well as how the device can be recycled at the front gate of the Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Suwon. ...

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