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Nintendo, Microsoft and Philips flunk toxic test

Feature story | 27 November, 2007 at 0:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

Playing Dirty

Publication | 20 May, 2008 at 8:55

Analysis of hazardous chemicals and materials in games console components

Game Consoles: No Consolation

Feature story | 20 May, 2008 at 0:00

Nintendo’s Wii. Sony’s PlayStation 3. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Elite. They promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it’s the same old story. As our search for greener electronics continues, it was...

Clash of the Consoles: Battle for a green future

Feature story | 11 December, 2007 at 16:13

Three of the greatest heroes of the video game world have come together this December to battle for a future free of toxic chemicals. The iconic figures of Nintendo's Mario, Microsoft's Master Chief and Sony's Kratos are the lead characters in...

PC's leaving consoles in the (toxic) dust?

Blog entry by tom | 20 July, 2009

It's been almost two years since Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony were added to the Guide to Greener Electronics , Nintendo has just struggled past the 1/10 mark, Microsoft has a feeble 2.5 and Sony has tumbled down to 4.5. So, what's up?

Gamers debate toxic electronics in Kotaku comments

Blog entry by laurak | 28 August, 2009

About a month ago the Greener Electronics campaign released videos on the popular gaming site Kotaku targeting console manufacturers Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo (makers of the ever-popular yet not-so-green) Wii: The...

Playing Dirty

Video | 20 May, 2008 at 13:51

Nintendo's Wii. Sony's PlayStation 3. Microsoft's Xbox 360 Elite. They promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it's the same old story. Scientific analysis finds various hazardous chemicals in...

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