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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...

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Feature Story | 2005-08-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released a report of its scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as well as...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature Story | 2008-08-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace has discovered high tech toxic trash (e-waste) causing horrendous pollution in Ghana.

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 migrant child from Henan province holds up a piece of e-waste. It was once a Nokia...

Image | 2005-03-08 at 11:00

A migrant child from Henan province holds up a piece of e-waste. It was once a Nokia computer screen, now dumped in China and dismantled by poor unprotected migrant workers.

A Chinese child sits on a pile of hazardous e-waste.

Image | 2005-03-08 at 11:00

A Chinese child sits on a pile of hazardous e-waste.

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the open air to extract metals. Open air burning...

Image | 2004-04-01 at 9:00

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the open air to extract metals. Open air burning of computer waste releases large amounts of toxic fumes.

The affect 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...

Electronics dirty secret

Image gallery | 2005-05-23

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