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How the companies line up 9

Page | December 17, 2008 at 3:32

Embed thisWe first released our 'Guide to Greener Electronics' in August 2006. The guide ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TV's and games consoles according to their policies on toxic...

Apple

Page | April 26, 2010 at 21:00

Apple is so well-branded it might come as a surprise to some to know that the company historically scored low points on the Guide to Greener Electronics for a lack of transparency and unwillingness to report on its environmental policies. It...

Why BFRs and PVC should be phased out of electronic devices

Page | February 27, 2010 at 2:41

Here is an in-depth explanation of two problems caused by BFR's, PVC and phthalates in electronics. This page also tackles some of the common misconceptions, assumptions or myths regarding these hazardous substances. See also Toxic Transformers...

Questions about the Guide to Greener Electronics

Page | June 25, 2008 at 19:05

Here we address common questions about the ranking guide.

Anadarko Face Largest-ever Clean-up Bill in the US, Plan to Resume Oil Exploration in...

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | November 11, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum face a clean-up bill of US$5.15 Billion, the largest-ever environmental cleanup bill in the United States. The money will fund a variety of clean up projects across 2,000 U.S. sites, including US$1Billion...

Government must come clean on plans to axe environmental safeguards.

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 5, 2015

Today, the Labour party are calling upon the Environment Minister, Nick Smith, to come clean on his plans to take away our right to protect our play areas, the forests we tramp in and the rivers we fish in. The Government has long...

Sustainable Fashion

Blog entry by Alexandria Green | December 8, 2015

Fashion is an extraordinary medium for self-expression. Too often we forget that what we wear can transcend identity and bear a greater and longer-lasting impression on our environment. In the age of ‘fast fashion’ and accessibility...

5 Small Things That Explain The Big Problem with Microbeads

Blog entry by India Thorogood | July 21, 2016

What's the deal with microbeads? Here's 5 things that'll explain it all in no time at all. 1. This straight to the point cartoon:   2. This video from Story of Stuff shows the story of a microbead from production, to...

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | October 25, 2016

This summer, the United Nations International Resource Panel (IRP), published 'Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity', a report that admits what ecologists have been saying for decades: resources are limited, human...

Capitalism's moral maze

Blog entry by atobert | October 12, 2017

Life as a consumer is very different to what we’re told. We’re told it’s easy, it’s effortless. That life flows better with Visa. We’re sold an image of smash avo on toast; of beautiful, thin, white women laughing at salads; of...

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