Greener electronics Nokia ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication - September 19, 2007
Nokia remains in top position. The front-runner has already eliminated plastic PVC from new models of mobiles and is now eliminating Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) from the remaining applications mainly in new flexible circuits.Nokia gets top marks for its support for Individual Producer Responsibility, (each company should take financial responsibility for the electronic waste from its own-branded discarded products). But, it loses points for poor reporting on the amounts of discarded mobiles that it recycles as a percentage of past sales.

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