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Electronic Companies Race for Top Spot in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | 2006-12-06 at 7:00

There are encouraging signs that electronic goods such as PCs and mobile phones could become ‘greener’, according to the latest review of electronics manufacturers’ policies published by Greenpeace today. The latest version of the Greenpeace...

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.

Green Electronics Guide

Image | 2006-12-06 at 7:00

Green Electronics Guide

The iconic Apple store on 5th Avenue in New

Image | 2006-12-14 at 7:00

The iconic Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York is bathed in green light to highlight that Apple should go green.

2007

Hub | 2007-01-01 at 0:01

2007 Toxics Reports

New EU chemical law alive, but not kicking

Feature Story | 2007-01-02 at 7:00

The European Union has approved a new chemical law to replace regulation that is over 40 years old. But the new EU chemicals legislation (REACH) is in critical condition, according to health, environment, and consumer groups.

Apple e-waste

Image | 2007-01-05 at 12:43

Apple e-waste

Does this belong to you? Apple e

Image | 2007-01-05 at 12:44

Does this belong to you? Apple e-waste in China.

Activists Green Apple Again!

Image | 2007-01-09 at 15:56

Activists Green Apple Again!

Hello? Steve? This is Green my Apple calling on the iPhone.

Feature Story | 2007-01-12 at 20:25

It was holy week in Apple land, when all us loyal Mac fans turn to face the Macworld conference in San Francisco to hear where Apple is going to lead the consumer electronics industry next. But while we waited hopefully for Steve Jobs to announce...

Global high tech industry contaminating waters in Southern China

Press release | 2007-02-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating how some biggest brands of electronics industry, and their suppliers, are contaminating rivers and underground water with a wide range of toxic chemicals, some of which are environmentally persistent.

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...

Green my Apple gossip

Feature Story | 2007-02-15 at 10:19

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; ‘Double Standard’...

Press release | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

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.

2007

Hub | 2007-04-14 at 6:00

2007 Toxics Feature Stories

2007

Hub | 2007-04-14 at 8:00

2007 Toxics Press Releases

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into...

Image | 2007-05-01 at 7:00

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into Poyang Lake.

Tasty news from Apple!

Feature Story | 2007-05-04 at 8:53

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

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...

Apple moves up the ranks of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics and Nokia...

Press release | 2007-06-27 at 18:04

Apple has finally moved up from being the lowest-ranked electronics manufacturer in the latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics – published today - and may start to rival the other ‘greener’ companies if its much-awaited iPhone becomes the...

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

Image | 2007-10-01 at 7:00

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

iPhone's hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2007-10-16 at 12:15

Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple's iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers.

Green apple not quite ripe?

Feature Story | 2008-01-17 at 11:40

Every Macworld brings something new to Mac lovers. This year, Steve Jobs pulled out an interoffice envelope, opened the flap and revealed the new “ MacBook Air” – the thinnest notebook computer on the planet. For us though the highlight of the...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature Story | 2008-02-22 at 7:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

What is a green electronics product?

Feature Story | 2008-03-05 at 21:32

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Samsung and Toshiba new leaders in greener electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2008-03-18 at 8:57

In the latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics Samsung and Toshiba share top spot. Nokia misses out on top spot due to a penalty point for inconsistent global takeback. Nintendo remains rooted to the bottom with only a tiny...

2008

Hub | 2008-04-14 at 8:00

2008 Toxics Press Releases

China Water Pollution Slideshow

Image gallery | 2008-05-16

Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters

Image | 2008-05-16 at 16:33

Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters in Beijing

Greenpeace: Sichuan Chemical Plants Need Further Monitoring

Press release | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace, in response to the tragic Sichuan Earthquake on May 12th, have sent a research team to the site to identify and monitor possible environmental hazards triggered by the earthquake. The team has discovered that a small-scale chemical...

Chemical Plants Pose Environmental Hazard in China’s Earthquake Disaster Zone

Feature Story | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

In response to the Sichuan earthquake, Greenpeace has sent a research team to the disaster zone to identify and monitor possible environmental problems triggered by the earthquake. Our team discovered at least one chemical factory within the...

A Greenpeace researcher interviews the manager

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

A Greenpeace researcher interviews the manager of a chemical plant about potential risks

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public of hazards around damaged chemical plants

A chemical factory located in Hanxi town

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

A chemical factory located in Hanxi town has been heavily damaged. Environmental Protection Investigation officers are checking for potential chemical hazards

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks with the manager of a chemical plant located within the earthquake disaster zone

In response to the tragic Sichuan Earthquake

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

In response to the tragic Sichuan Earthquake, Greenpeace has sent a research team to the site to identify and monitor possible secondary environmental hazards triggered by the earthquake.

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public

Image | 2008-05-22 at 6:00

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public of hazards around damaged chemical plants

Greenpeace field workers are placing signs

Image | 2008-05-22 at 19:23

Greenpeace field workers are placing signs to warn the public of hazards around damaged chemical plants

Government Quick to React to 18 Tons of Sulphuric Acid at Earthquake Zone

Feature Story | 2008-05-23 at 6:00

Greenpeace’s research team at the site of the Sichuan earthquake discovered a chemical plant with stores of the highly volatile chemical, concentrated sulphuric acid, as well as other toxic chemical wastes. Jiangyou City, where the plant is...

Greenpeace workers place signs at damaged

Image | 2008-05-23 at 16:40

Greenpeace workers place signs at damaged chemical plants warning the public not to come near these hazardous areas

Exposed Phosphoric Sludge Threatens Earthquake Zone

Feature Story | 2008-05-27 at 6:00

Greenpeace’s research team at the Sichuan earthquake disaster zone has discovered a large amount of exposed phosphoric sludge directly downstream from a possible flood. Our team immediately notified the government of the situation.

3 Teams Visit Earthquake Aftermath

Feature Story | 2008-05-30 at 6:00

May 30. In an effort to accelerate the identification of hazardous chemical plants in the Sichuan earthquake disaster zone, Greenpeace’s research team at the site of the quake has expanded into three branches. Each departing from Deyang, they...

Greenpeace surveys the Sichuan earthquake

Image | 2008-06-02 at 15:01

Greenpeace surveys the Sichuan earthquake aftermath and warns the public of chemical hazards

Greenpeace monitors the earthquake area for

Image | 2008-06-04 at 11:31

Greenpeace monitors the earthquake area for any potential environmental impacts.

Greenpeace workers demarcate a hazardous

Image | 2008-06-04 at 18:31

Greenpeace workers demarcate a hazardous chemical factory to keep refugees away from its vicinity

A chemical plant damaged by the earthquake

Image | 2008-06-04 at 18:51

A chemical plant damaged by the earthquake. Greenpeace is monitoring the area for potential environmental hazards.

Greenpeace earthquake research team member

Image | 2008-06-06 at 12:52

Greenpeace earthquake research team member at the disaster zone

Greenpeace dumps Philips electronic waste

Image | 2008-06-10 at 7:00

Greenpeace dumps Philips electronic waste in front of company headquarters to protest its refusal to responsibly recycle its used products.

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