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TOXICS RELOADED

Publication | July 2, 2003 at 8:00

Revisiting the Impacts of Lead Battery Waste Trade and Recycling in the Philippines

Toxic Tech - Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Publication | June 2, 2005 at 8:00

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year. This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed of or recycled safely. But this problem...

Toxic Tech - Chemicals in Electronics

Publication | July 19, 2005 at 19:25

The dangerous chemicals in electronic products: Electronic products are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These dangerous substances cause serious pollution and put...

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 12:44

Greenpeace wants to see electronics companies clean up their act. Substituting harmful chemicals in the production of electronics will prevent worker exposure to these substances and contamination of communities that neighbour production...

Extended Producer Responsibility

Publication | June 23, 2005 at 20:34

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a new product-oriented policy developed in Europe to deal with problematic waste streams, such as waste from consumer electronic products and scrapped cars. It aims to encourage producers to prevent...

Guide to Greener Electronics - 10th Edition November 08

Publication | December 12, 2008 at 14:10

The Greener Electronics Guide is our way of getting the electronics industry to take responsibility for the entire lifecycle of its products. We want it to face up to the problem of e-waste and take on the challenge of tackling climate change.

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