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Public Engagement

Standard Page | 2011-06-29 at 0:20

Though many Chinese people suffer from the effects of polluted water, the overall awareness of hazardous chemicals is low. Many villagers who fall ill do not even know why they are sick. Greenpeace is striving to record the story of water...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 14:44

Chemical pollution has become a silent threat to the lives of many people in China. As a result of rapid industrial development, millions of people are drinking polluted water, eating polluted food and using everyday objects that contain...

Samsung, it’s time to share your plan for 4.3 million recalled #GalaxyNote7

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 2016-12-06

It's been over a month since Samsung announced the recall of its Galaxy Note 7 and , although we have had some progress, Samsung has still not announced what it is planning to do with 4.3 million phones! Samsung has a big...

Close up of a huge pile of computer keyboards waiting to be scrapped. These are...

Image | 2005-03-08 at 8:00

Close up of a huge pile of computer keyboards waiting to be scrapped. These are likely to have been thrown away in Europe, US or Japan and then dumped in China because it is cheaper to dump this hazardous waste in China than dispose of it properly.

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near...

Image | 2004-04-01 at 7:00

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near an e-waste scrap yard. The circuit boards will be smelted by hand to extract metals. Smelting releases highly poisonous gases and pollutes the environment.

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires to extract useful metals. The plastic on...

Image | 2005-03-08 at 8:00

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires to extract useful metals. The plastic on the wires is often PVC which contains toxic chemicals and produces large amounts of pollution when disposed, often by burning in the open air.

Owner of an e-waste scrapping yard stands in front of a mountainous pile of computer...

Image | 2005-03-08 at 8:00

Owner of an e-waste scrapping yard stands in front of a mountainous pile of computer waste waiting to be scrapped to recover useful plastics and metals.

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals.

Image | 2004-04-01 at 7:00

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals. The fan is vain attempt to disperse the highly toxic fumes created by the smelting.

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After...

Image | 2005-03-09 at 8:00

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting scrapping.

Image | 2004-04-01 at 7:00

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting scrapping.

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