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For (Green)peace of mind

Blog entry by Dinah Gardner | 2017-11-24

We've lost count of the times we've been the David to governments’ and big corporations’ Goliath. And over the years, that campaign approach has worked well, really well. We successfully fought against whaling , the dumping of...

Singles Day clothing sales produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2016: Greenpeace

Press release | 2017-11-08 at 10:00

Apparel sales from China’s 2016 “Singles Day” internet shopping bonanza produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions -- equivalent to the CO2 absorbed by 2.58 million trees, new research from Greenpeace East Asia shows. [1]

Rethinking IT: Saving the world, one gadget at a time.

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2017-07-03

Tech companies are purposely making our devices difficult to repair, creating millions of tonnes of unnecessary e-waste every year. But these campaigners are fighting back. Kyle Wiens from iFixit and Lou Bin from ZEALERfix visited...

5 ways tech companies are making your devices die too soon

Blog entry by Elizabeth Jardin | 2017-06-27

Imagine a world where your electronic gadgets would last, or a place where your devices could be easily repaired. Imagine all the money saved!     ..But we know that world is purely imaginary, because unfortunately, the...

Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech...

Press release | 2017-06-27 at 12:02

San Francisco, 27 June 2017 - Fairphone, Dell and HP are the only companies that make spare parts and repair manuals available to the public, while products from brands such as Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among the least easy to repair and...

How Repairable is Your Mobile Device?

Publication | 2017-06-27 at 12:00

How repairable is your mobile device? Greenpeace teamed up with iFixit to assess the repairability of best-selling smart devices.

Nearly half of Chinese provinces miss water targets, 85% of Shanghai’s river water...

Press release | 2017-06-01 at 9:39

Beijing, 1 June 2017 - Fourteen provinces failed to meet their water quality improvement targets during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), a Greenpeace East Asia report released today shows. As of 2015, 85.3% of water in Shanghai’s major...

Shopping doesn’t make us happy

Blog entry by Frances Lo | 2017-05-09

Do your clothes make you happy? Or, after the excitement of the shopping spree fades, does your new stuff tend to lose its in-store magic by the time it’s reached your wardrobe?   A  new survey  of international buying habits has...

You did it! Samsung will finally recycle millions of Galaxy Note 7s

Blog entry by Jude Lee | 2017-03-28

Remember when we did this… Greenpeace activists create satirical scenes to show the explosion of the Galaxy Note 7 as well as how the device can be recycled at the front gate of the Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Suwon. ...

Samsung fails to share a plan to deal with 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 - Greenpeace

Press release | 2017-01-23 at 13:56

Seoul, 23 January 2017 - Samsung today announced the results of investigations into what caused the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, but has still failed to publish its plan to deal with the 4.3 million phones recalled worldwide. Greenpeace urges...

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