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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...

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...

Following the e-waste trail

Photo essay | 18 February, 2009 at 15:19

Greenpeace has been investigating the immoral and illegal e-waste dumping in developing countries since 2002. After China, India, Pakistan and Ghana, this is the story of how one very broken TV managed to avoid being tested and recycled according...

Where does e-waste end up?

Background | 24 February, 2009 at 10:10

Many old electronic goods gather dust in storage waiting to be reused, recycled or thrown away. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that as much as three quarters of the computers sold in the US are stockpiled in garages and...

You changed Philips!

Background | 26 February, 2009 at 16:11

Guide to Greener Electronics - Panasonic, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 2:00

Panasonic remains in 10 place with the same score. It performs best on the energy criteria and is weakest on those relating to e-waste and recycling. thOn energy, Panasonic scores top marks for reporting to the latest...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Toshiba, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:37

Toshiba stays in 5th place with a slight improvement to its score of 5.7, up from 5.5, for improved reporting on the recycling rates for TVs (21.2 percent in 2008) and PCs(12.8 percent) based on sales 10 and 7 years ago, respectively.Toshiba is...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony Ericsson, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:37

Sony Ericsson stays in 3rd place with the same score of 6.5. It is one of the best performers on the toxic chemicals criteria of all the ranked brands and also does wellon energy.It is weakest on waste and recycling issues, scoring nothing on use...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nokia, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:37

Nokia stays in 1st place with the same score of 7.5 that it scored in v.12. Nokia scores maximum points for its comprehensive voluntary take-back programme, which spans84 countries providing almost 5,000 collection points for end-of-life mobile...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:38

Sony leaps from 12th place to 8th with an improved score of 5.1. It gains points on the precautionary principle criterion and for improving its expression of support forIndividual Producer Responsibility.On energy, Sony scores points on the...

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