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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...

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