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Greener Electronics

Topic | 19 November, 2012 at 6:40

Smartphones leaving disastrous environmental footprint, warns new Greenpeace report

Press release | 26 February, 2017 at 23:37

Barcelona, 26 February 2017 - Smartphone production and disposal over the last 10 years is proving to have a significant impact on our planet, according to a Greenpeace USA report released today. The report shows roughly 968 TWh was used to...

Recycling of electronic waste in India and China - Full version

Publication | 16 August, 2005 at 2:00

Full report of an investigation in to workplace and environmental contamination in electronic waste recycling yards in India and China.

Global protests push Samsung to finally recycle Galaxy Note 7 - Greenpeace

Press release | 27 March, 2017 at 17:19

Seoul, 27 March 2017 - Samsung today officially published its plan to deal with the 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 devices produced and recalled worldwide following battery faults. This major win comes after nearly five months of campaigning and...

One phone call could #SaveTheGalaxy

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 21 November, 2016 1 comment

At the beginning of the month we launched a petition to ask Samsung to reuse or recycle materials from 4.3 million Galaxy Note7 phones following its global recall in October. Since then the story has been picked up by ...

Samsung, can you hear us?

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 29 November, 2016

Over the past week we've watched as thousands of people around the world joined our urgent call for Samsung to come up with a concrete plan to reuse or recycle 4.3 million Galaxy Note7s. From Hong Kong to Washington DC, you called...

Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard (Summary)

Publication | 21 February, 2008 at 10:06

A dangerous new waste stream is rapidly emerging...The fate of large quantities of this so-called e-waste is unknown.

Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard

Publication | 21 February, 2008 at 1:00

A dangerous new waste stream is rapidly emerging...The UN estimates that some 20 to 50m tonnes of e-waste are generated worldwide each year, comprising more than 5 percent of all municipal solid waste. The fate of large quantities of this...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature story | 21 February, 2008 at 1:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature story | 27 June, 2007 at 2:00

The fourth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is out now. Apple moves up as a result of Steve Job's "Greener Apple" pledge to phase out PVC and other chemicals from their product line. But Nokia is on top because they've...

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