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Reality Bytes – Hi-tech products pollute scrap yards in Asia

Feature story | August 18, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Got your hands on a brand new cellphone, computer, wide-screen TV? If yes, do you know where the old one went? In all probability, to one of many ‘recycling yards’; usually small-scale operations carried out in cramped brick...

Toxic Technology polluting scrap yards in China and India: Greenpeace

Press release | August 17, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released a report of their scientific analysis of waste-waters, ashes, soils and sediments from electronic waste (e-waste) recycling yards in India and China. The report conclusively proves that toxic chemicals...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | March 3, 2010 at 5:30

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is...

Wipro now No.2 global green electronics brand

Press release | September 30, 2009 at 5:30

BENGALURU, India — Wipro climbs to the No.2 rank worldwide in the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics.

Wipro victory

Press release | August 26, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — The demand by IT and consumer electronic brands for a comprehensive law embracing IPR (1) in India to tackle impending e-waste crisis is getting louder as brands have started openly pitching for this. Close on the heels of...

High-Tech industry contaminating rivers and underground water

Press release | February 8, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released ‘Cutting Edge Contamination: A study of environmental pollution during the manufacture of electronic products’ (1). The report shows that some of the electronics industries’ biggest brands, and their...

Greenpeace demands clean production policy to tackle E-waste

Press release | November 29, 2006 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — At the beginning of the COP-8 (1) meeting of the Basel Convention in Nairobi, Greenpeace today released a scathing critique of India's draft WEEE (Waste from Electronic and Electrical Equipment) legislation (2). Being developed...

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | May 23, 2005 at 18:22

Greenpeace called on dirty electronics companies to clean up their act today, starting with toxic tech giant, Hewlett-Packard. At 08.00 this morning, 15 Greenpeace activists delivered a truckload of electronic waste to the company's European...

ICT Sector slow in demonstrating climate leadership

Press release | May 27, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite having a massive capacity to cut greenhouse gas emissions the IT industry is not yet delivering on its potential according to the first results of the Greenpeace’s Cool IT Challenge(1). The IT industry calculates that...

Greener Electronics: Wipro in World’s Top Five

Press release | March 31, 2009 at 5:30

DELHI, India — After a gap of one year, Wipro regained its top position among Indian IT brands and also leaps into the top-five brand league in the latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking, released today. Wipro’s new...

Electronics companies have poor policy to combat climate change: Greenpeace's latest...

Feature story | June 25, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Out of the 22 electronics companies, only Sony-Ericsson and Sony score above 5/10 in the latest version of the Greenpeace Ranking Guide to Greener Electronics, while the overall score on global scale has plummeted as Greenpeace...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows companies are stalling on real climate...

Press release | November 25, 2008 at 14:46

BANGALORE, India — Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands including all...

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:06

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists return e

Image | June 10, 2008 at 17:20

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips

Greenpeace activists return e

Image | June 10, 2008 at 17:20

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips

India in 2007 generated 380

Image | August 5, 2008 at 12:40

India in 2007 generated 380,000 tonnes of e-waste from discarded Computers, Televisions and Mobile Phones

India in 2007 generated 380

Image | August 5, 2008 at 12:40

India in 2007 generated 380,000 tonnes of e-waste from discarded Computers, Televisions and Mobile Phones

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:06

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:06

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:08

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:08

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in

Image | August 19, 2008 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in Bangalore demand the company to lobby for e-waste legislation in India.

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in

Image | August 19, 2008 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in Bangalore demand the company to lobby for e-waste legislation in India.

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in

Image | August 19, 2008 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists at HP Headquarters in Bangalore demand the company to lobby for e-waste legislation in India.

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 20:08

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the

Image | August 7, 2008 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists stage a protest at the Philips office in Mumbai asking the company to immediately implement free, voluntary e-waste takeback service in India

India in 2007 generated 380

Image | August 5, 2008 at 12:40

India in 2007 generated 380,000 tonnes of e-waste from discarded Computers, Televisions and Mobile Phones

Greenpeace activists return e

Image | June 10, 2008 at 17:20

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips

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Image | August 10, 2007 at 19:26

E-waste transported on a tricycle in Seelampur, Delhi.

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Image | August 10, 2007 at 19:26

E-waste transported on a tricycle in Seelampur, Delhi.

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information

Image | August 20, 2007 at 18:24

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information Technology with a giant art installation of the planet in the clutches of electronic waste. Greenpeace also presented the Ministry with a report on ‘Extended Producer Responsibility in a...

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information

Image | August 20, 2007 at 18:24

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information Technology with a giant art installation of the planet in the clutches of electronic waste. Greenpeace also presented the Ministry with a report on ‘Extended Producer Responsibility in a...

Greenpeace art installation depicting the

Image | September 13, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace art installation depicting the e-waste crisis at ELCOMP, the electrononics trade fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Greenpeace art installation depicting the

Image | September 13, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace art installation depicting the e-waste crisis at ELCOMP, the electrononics trade fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Victory – India introduces e-waste law

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | June 15, 2011

When we started our campaign to tackle the global e-waste crisis in 2005 we went to India  to document the terrible environmental and health effects of toxic e-waste being dumped across  Asia and Africa . Just 6 years later we have...

E

Image | August 10, 2007 at 19:26

E-waste transported on a tricycle in Seelampur, Delhi.

Greenpeace art installation depicting the

Image | September 13, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace art installation depicting the e-waste crisis at ELCOMP, the electrononics trade fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information

Image | August 20, 2007 at 18:24

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Information Technology with a giant art installation of the planet in the clutches of electronic waste. Greenpeace also presented the Ministry with a report on ‘Extended Producer Responsibility in a...

Map of Asia showing where e

Image | August 17, 2005 at 12:56

Map of Asia showing where e-waste is imported and recycling sites in China and India.

Map of Asia showing where e

Image | August 17, 2005 at 12:56

Map of Asia showing where e-waste is imported and recycling sites in China and India.

Young workers at an e

Image | August 17, 2005 at 14:59

Young workers at an e-waste recycling yard in Delhi.

Young workers at an e

Image | August 17, 2005 at 14:59

Young workers at an e-waste recycling yard in Delhi.

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

Image | September 5, 2005 at 5:30

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

Image | September 5, 2005 at 5:30

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce

Image | October 4, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce, New Delhi, demand a ban on the import of electronic waste. The organization presented evidence of the illegal import of e-waste into the country in the guise of computers for reuse and charity.

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce

Image | October 4, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce, New Delhi, demand a ban on the import of electronic waste. The organization presented evidence of the illegal import of e-waste into the country in the guise of computers for reuse and charity.

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce

Image | October 4, 2007 at 5:30

Greenpeace activists at the Ministry of Commerce, New Delhi, demand a ban on the import of electronic waste. The organization presented evidence of the illegal import of e-waste into the country in the guise of computers for reuse and charity.

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

Image | September 5, 2005 at 5:30

E-waste at the manufacturers gates!

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