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Will 4.3 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones end up in the trash?

Blog entry by Jude Lee | 1 November, 2016 3 comments

Right now Samsung is considering dumping 4.3 million brand new Galaxy Note 7 phones following nearly 100 cases of exploding phones around the world . That is equivalent to almost 730,000 kilograms of hi-spec technology! While Samsung...

HP, Lenovo and Dell penalised for breaking green IT promises

Feature story | 1 July, 2009 at 2:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell--the world's biggest PC makers--a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for backtracking on their commitments to eliminate PVC plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from their...

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...

Green gadgets - The search continues

Feature story | 8 January, 2009 at 1:00

The latest survey of greener electronics products has revealed that the greenest consumer electronic products on the market today may have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago, but the industry still has a way to go before...

Greener Electronics – Major companies fail to show climate leadership

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 1:00

The latest edition of our Guide to Greener Electronics has revealed that very few firms are showing true climate leadership. Despite many green claims, major companies like Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo, LG, Samsung and Apple are failing to support the...

Electronic Waste in Ghana

Video | 4 August, 2008 at 13:59

Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals.

Where does e-waste end up?

Video | 22 February, 2008 at 13:11

E-waste is routinely exported by developed countries to developing ones, often in violation of the international law. This practice is legal because the US has not ratified the Basel Convention.

Cutting edge contamination

Feature story | 8 February, 2007 at 1:00

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

A boy stands on the riverbed contaminated

Image | 8 February, 2007 at 1:00

A boy stands on the riverbed contaminated by the outflow of the Compeq factory in the Guangdong Province, China.

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...

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