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Hub | September 22, 2010 at 19:14

The power of ICT as future solution provider contrasts with its rising carbon footprint. Indian ICT sector is responsible for 10 % of global ICT emission and with an annual growth rate of 12-16 % this will further grow to make India second...

WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature story | December 11, 2005 at 15:00

HONG KONG, China — A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers...

Philips’ new recycling policy shifts financial burden away from the consumer,...

Press release | March 2, 2009 at 11:00

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace India welcomes Philips’ recent announcement of change in its recycling policy. Last week, Philips confirmed that the consumers should no longer bear the cost for recycling of Philips products directly paid as...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 10:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Greenpeace commends HCL’s green initiatives, urges the IT major to keep going green

Press release | September 17, 2007 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today complimented HCL for its recent commitments to move further towards offering clean products and taking back those that have reached the end of their life. Greenpeace activists visited HCL headquarters in Noida...

Tasty news from Apple!

Feature story | May 2, 2007 at 20:28

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.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | September 18, 2006 at 10:00

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Wipro secures top spot in the new Greenpeace ranking for companies’ eco-friendliness

Press release | November 18, 2012 at 18:00

Bangalore/San Francisco, November 19, 2012 — Indian technology giant Wipro topped the ranking in its first appearance in the Guide to Greener Electronics released by Greenpeace International today. The guide, in its 18th version, ranked 16...

Vast amounts of hazardous electronic waste unaccounted for

Press release | February 20, 2008 at 11:00

The fate of large quantities of electronic waste is unknown, says Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard, released today by Greenpeace. While some electronic waste may be accounted for, by storage in attics or garages, much may be disposed of with mixed...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | September 17, 2006 at 10:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

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