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Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Press release | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported from the United Kingdom to Nigeria disguised as second-hand goods, Greenpeace exposed in an undercover operation. Nigeria is just one of many destinations for the developed...

Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Feature story | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and...

5 easy steps to (not) recycle toxic e-waste

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2 February, 2011 10 comments

Our gadget-obsessed lifestyles mean that we often throw away electronic devices when we're finished with them. Ever wondered what happens to your old TV, even if you’ve done the right thing, and dropped it off at a recycling facility...

Following the e-waste trail

Photo essay | 18 February, 2009 at 14:19

Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according...

Hell still not frozen over

Blog entry by Adele | 13 June, 2009 2 comments

This week, Shell paid $15.5m to the Ogoni people in Nigeria, an out of court settlement after a 13 year struggle. I read that Shell's lawyers apparently once said that Shell would only settle when "hell freezes over" and they were...

Daily news: Gazprom moves to begin oil drilling in the Arctic; Wild mustang round-up...

Blog entry by MaeveS | 5 August, 2011

© Will Rose / Greenpeace Top news: Gazprom meets resistance as it plans offshore oil drilling in the Arctic; The UN estimates it will take 30 years to clean oil spilled in Niger delta; Wild horses are still free to roam in Wyoming;...

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