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Part of a Compaq monitor at a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Compaq monitor at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard. Compaq merged with Hewlett Packard in 2002.

Apple computer keyboard in a pile of keyboards

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Apple computer keyboard in a pile of keyboards at a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Apple computer in a Chinese e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Apple computer in a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Part of a Dell computer monitor in a Chinese

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Part of a Dell computer monitor in a Chinese e-waste scrap yard.

Dell computer waste (e

Image | 11 April, 2005 at 3:00

Dell computer waste (e-waste) in a Chinese scrap yard.

Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Generic multimedia item | 23 May, 2005 at 2:00

Your new phone or new computer could, in a few years, end up dumped as toxic waste in Asia and scrapped by hand. Take a trip through the lifecycle of electronics products to discover the dirty secrets of electronics and solutions to the problem.

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | 23 May, 2005 at 2:00

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...

E-waste

Background | 23 May, 2005 at 10:27

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

A boy winces at the acrid smoke rising from

Image | 11 August, 2005 at 3:00

A boy winces at the acrid smoke rising from the computer motherboards being melted over open fires in a electronics waste (e-waste) recycling yard in Delhi. Such open air burning of electronics parts to recover metals causes large exposure of...

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Press release | 17 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today released a report of its’ scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as...

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