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Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2007-06-27 at 6:00

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

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature Story | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

Cutting edge contamination

Feature Story | 2007-02-08 at 7:00

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

Electronics companies race to be greener

Feature Story | 2006-12-06 at 7:00

Acer and Lenovo are the latest of the top computer makers to commit to stop using the worst toxic chemicals in their products. Along with Motorola these companies are the biggest movers in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature Story | 2006-09-18 at 18:05

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Model environmentalists

Feature Story | 2006-06-20 at 15:44

High fashion isn't normally known for being held in high regard among environmentalists. But some big names and big brands in fashion have gotten together with us to put on a toxics-free fashion show.

Motorola hangs up on toxic clean up promise

Feature Story | 2006-05-24 at 19:43

US mobile phone company Motorola has backtracked on a promise to remove toxic chemicals from its products. While competitors like Sony Ericsson and Nokia are living up to their commitments to remove toxic chemicals, Motorola is not answering the...

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Feature Story | 2006-03-10 at 8:32

Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual event to ask "who's...

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Feature Story | 2005-08-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released a report of its scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as well as...

New Dump Zone found in China for Toxic Electronic Waste: Japan, South Korea Guilty

Feature Story | 2004-04-23 at 6:00

Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) have discovered that China's new thirst for steel and copper scrap to fuel booming infrastructural growth, is allowing significant quantities of highly polluting hazardous electronic waste to enter...

List of toxic items gets a makeover

Feature Story | 2012-01-17 at 18:14

Following the release of our original report from December, we received a lot of requests for more testing on toxic toys and other children's products. We figured since we were doing more testing, we might as well add them to our already...

Levi's, Esprit, Mango commit to Detox

Standard Page | 2012-12-13 at 7:00

Levi's, the world's biggest denim brand, has committed to go toxic-free after many grueling hours of talks with Greenpeace campaigners, and a global campaign with more than 215,000 people like you! The campaigners could never have secured such...

SUCCESS! ZARA commits to Detox!

Standard Page | 2012-12-06 at 7:00

we did it! ZARA joins some other big brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, H&M, and M&S in committing to phase out toxic chemicals during their production processes. It will work like a domino effect. One company makes a commitment, forcing all the...

Why we're happy with Marks & Spencer

Standard Page | 2012-11-08 at 11:00

Last year, with your help, we lobbied top names like Nike, Adidas and H&M to agree to clean up their supply chains and phase out the use of hazardous chemicals. Now you've got a brand new commitment from Marks & Spencer, which become the seventh...

Greenpeace wishes you a very green Christmas

Standard Page | 2011-12-20 at 11:30

Christmas is coming! Greenpeace has spent the past several months selecting toys from around the country to find those that are safe and those that have high amounts of heavy metals in them, with hopes of changing the industry and of allowing you...

How clean is your home?

Standard Page | 2012-08-15 at 11:00

Greenpeace tested dust in 11 homes in cities across China and found worrying levels of chemical contamination. This is part of our toxic-free life campaign. Keep a look out for our next update which will be on Hong Kong homes.

Adidas, Nike, and Puma: Greenpeace got ‘em all!

Standard Page | 2011-09-07 at 11:30

First Puma, then Nike, and now Adidas. The three top sports giants have promised to eliminate all toxic pollution throughout their supply chain and product lifetime. This landmark win is a direct result of our Detox campaign and your amazing support.

Playing Dirty

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 16:36

How factories hide their pollution in China

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...

Toxics

Standard Page | 2011-07-01 at 12:34

Toxics

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