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Greener electronics Lenovo ranking: Second Edition

Publication | January 19, 2007 at 12:46

Lenovo is one of the fastest-moving companies up the ranking, having previously graced bottom position. Reasons for this surge forward are Lenovo providing timelines of 2009 for the elimination of PVC and all brominated flame retardants in its...

JTEPA - A Free Waste Trade Agreement

Publication | January 9, 2007 at 13:15

Since 2004, the Governments of Japan and Thailand have been formally negotiating a free trade agreement, officially called Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement or JTEPA. The agreement seeks to eliminate tariff on unprecedented list of...

Ranking criteria explained

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 11:52

The ranking criteria reflect the demands of the Toxic Tech campaign to the electronics companies.

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 11:44

Greenpeace wants to see electronics companies clean up their act. Substituting harmful chemicals in the production of electronics will prevent worker exposure to these substances and contamination of communities that neighbour production...

Decentralizing Thai Power: Towards a sustainable energy system

Publication | November 13, 2006 at 7:00

This report puts forward a vision of a clean and profitable Power Development Plan (PDP)4 for Thailand, based on Government and World Bank figures alone. This vision is then contrasted with the current inefficient, fossil fuel-intensive PDP from...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | September 18, 2006 at 15:07

Determining the presence of hazardous substances in five brands of laptop computers.

Analysis of samples of water collected from creeks in the vicinity of the Lafayette...

Publication | August 30, 2006 at 19:22

Sample descriptions Two samples of waters were collected from Mirikpitik Creek (MI06093, MI06094) in the vicinity of the Lafayette mine site on the 2nd August 2006. Local residents had reported fish kills in the stream. Close to the outflow to...

Cyanide: gold mining’s devastating killer

Publication | August 30, 2006 at 19:17

Cyanide is highly toxic Cyanide is one of the most toxic chemical substances on Earth. Cyanide is toxic to most aquatic life and humans, even at low concentrations. Its use in gold mining is controversial. The extreme toxicity of cyanide...

Acid Mine Drainage: devastating to aquatic life

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 12:57

Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu are highly toxic to the aquatic environment. The extreme acidity is toxic to most aquatic life and even after neutralisation the...

Lafayette causes pollution during 30-day trial run

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 12:55

In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting...

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