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Dow: be responsible for your mess.

Press release | 30 January, 2003 at 1:00

Dell commit to "greener" PCs but survey shows computer users demand even more

Press release | 26 June, 2006 at 2:00

Computer giant Dell's announcement that it will remove key toxic chemicals from its PCs laptops and other products is welcomed by Greenpeace, which is waging a campaign to pressure electronics manufacturers into making their products more...

Toxic waste from Bhopal disaster scene returned to Dow Chemical in Europe

Press release | 21 January, 2003 at 1:00

As business leaders and world governments gather in Davos for this week's World Economic Forum, thirty Greenpeace activists, constituent of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, delivered eighteen barrels of poisonous waste collected...

Spanish boat victory

Feature story | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The eco-scandal of the MV Ulla, a Spanish vessel that recently sank off Turkey along with its cargo of 2000 tons of hazardous waste, has come to an end thanks to ongoing pressure from Greenpeace.

Dow CEO called upon to accept responsibility for 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster by...

Feature story | 9 May, 2002 at 2:00

Dow CEO called upon to accept responsibility for 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster by survivors representatives and Greenpeace at Dow AGM.

Justice favours corporate criminals in Bhopal?

Press release | 10 July, 2002 at 2:00

High-Tech industry contaminating rivers and underground water in Asia and Mexico

Press release | 8 February, 2007 at 1:00

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 suppliers, are...

Substitute with Style - A toxic free sustainable lifestyle.

Publication | 7 July, 2005 at 2:00

Can we live a modern life free of toxic chemicals? Can businesses still compete if they eliminate hazardous substances from their brands? Many major companies have asked themselves these questions and concluded that a toxics-free future is the...

HP, Lenovo and Dell still on the toxic stuff

Feature story | 31 March, 2009 at 2:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for breaking their promises to phase-out toxic chemicals in 2009. Of the world's five top PC makers, only Apple is truly kicking the habit. Meanwhile...

Security means investing in environment

Feature story | 11 June, 2002 at 2:00

As G8 foreign ministers were set to discuss schemes to counter nuclear and other security threats, Greenpeace called on them to invest in true security rather than squander billions of dollars on destabilizing the planet.

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 2:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

Toxic Bhopal water delivered to Dow chemicals

Press release | 3 December, 2001 at 1:00

Ships on the loose: out of sight - out of mind

Press release | 14 April, 2005 at 2:00

European Union must guarantee clean ship breaking to prevent environmental catastrophe in AsiaA week after the global ban on single hull oil tankers there are still such ships that operate outside the law on seas worldwide. As a matter of fact,...

Samsung Commits to phase out hazardous chemicals

Press release | 10 June, 2004 at 2:00

Consumer electronics company Samsung has decided to phase out hazardous chemicals used in its consumer electronics. These chemicals are those that persist in the environment because they are not easily degraded. Samsung's decision was prompted...

Reprocessing

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:31

Every uranium-fuelled nuclear reactor creates plutonium during routine operation. Every 12-18 months the reactor is shut down, and one quarter of the fuel is discharged, and fresh fuel loaded. The so-called spent fuel consists of plutonium...

Greenpeace report reveals French dairy cattle given water contaminated by leaking...

Press release | 23 May, 2006 at 2:00

Radioactive waste from a storage facility in Normandy, France is leaking into groundwater and is being used by local farmers for their dairy cattle, according to a report published today by French laboratory ACRO (1). Water contamination from...

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