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"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature Story | 2008-06-11 at 10:54

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

Greenpeace intercepts illegal US electronic waste shipment to Hong Kong

Press release | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists boarded the Yang Ming Success and prevented the offloading of an illegal container of waste electronic devices (e-waste) from the Port of Oakland in the United States, on its way to Sanshui district in mainland China, via...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature Story | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from the port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

A Greenpeace activist getting ready to board

Image | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist getting ready to board a container of electronic waste

Stop e-waste dumping

Image | 2008-06-14 at 19:02

Stop e-waste dumping

A Greenpeace activist hangs a banner on a

Image | 2008-06-15 at 0:30

A Greenpeace activist hangs a banner on a container ship recently arrived from the USA carrying toxic e-waste, Hong Kong, 14 June 2008.The Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department and the Hong Kong Customs have agreed to the demand of...

Observer's blog

Blog entry by Benjamin Moy | 2008-06-20

At this moment, our activists are preparing to board the container vessel. I will try to report to you everything that is going on. I hope that you will join us in our campaign against the illegal dumping of electronic waste by ...

Take Action To Stop BASF’s Double Standards in China!

Feature Story | 2008-07-07 at 6:00

Germany’s BASF Group, the world’s largest chemical company, has adopted double standards in China regarding environmental information disclosure. BASF has a responsibility to the Chinese public to act according to its international standards...

Chemicals giant BASF: information disclosure

Image | 2008-07-07 at 12:10

Chemicals giant BASF: information disclosure for others, but not for China?

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature Story | 2008-08-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace has discovered high tech toxic trash (e-waste) causing horrendous pollution in Ghana.

Tasty new Apple iPods

Feature Story | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Apple’s new line of iPods gets our green seal of approval, but we are still waiting for iPhones and Macs to stop using toxic chemicals.

Greenpeace gives the thumbs up to Apple’s

Image | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Greenpeace gives the thumbs up to Apple’s latest batch of greener iPods

Gadgets get greener says our new guide

Feature Story | 2008-09-19 at 13:28

Top brands like Nokia and Samsung are getting greener, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Read on to check out the guide and see if your favourite brand is really that eco-friendly.

Monica Wang - Media Officer (Toxics)

Image | 2008-12-29 at 16:17

Monica Wang - Media Officer (Toxics)

2009

Hub | 2009-01-01 at 0:01

2009 Toxics Reports

Greenpeace reveals that 20 out of 25 water

Image | 2009-01-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace reveals that 20 out of 25 water samples collected in Tai Lake, the amount of fertiliser pollution exceeded the national standard.

Blue

Image | 2009-01-08 at 7:00

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake

Image | 2009-01-09 at 10:35

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake in Anhui province deadly.

Go go gadget green

Feature Story | 2009-01-13 at 7:00

How green are the latest gadgets? Not as green as we’d like but getting better. Greenpeace checked out 50 products by 15 major companies for their enviro street cred. Who came on top?

Gadget makers are using less toxic chemicals

Image | 2009-01-13 at 7:00

Gadget makers are using less toxic chemicals and are getting better about using recycled materials but they're still a long way from being truly environmental.

BASF: the bad boy in China?

Feature Story | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

It sounds great, doesn’t it? BASF wants to build a mega factory bringing thousands of jobs to China’s poor western region. Not so fast.

A Greenpeace campaigner collects samples

Image | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

A Greenpeace campaigner collects samples near a BASF factory in Shanghai, April 2008.

China’s cancer: water pollution

Feature Story | 2009-03-20 at 12:20

China's water pollution has reached grave proportions. Greenpeace China Toxics Campaigner Mariah Zhao explains how a visit to a "cancer" village in Jiangsu province solidifed her resolve to stop this human tragedy.

World Water Day, Beijing

Feature Story | 2009-03-23 at 7:00

One in four people in China is living with unsafe water. Greenpeace China took that message to the streets in an unusually sticky way on World Water Day, March 22.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:38

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:43

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:46

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:10

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:16

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:21

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 13:32

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day China 2009

Image gallery | 2009-03-23

2009

Hub | 2009-04-14 at 8:00

2009 Toxics Press Releases

Greenpeace protests HP's broken promise

Feature Story | 2009-06-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dressed in bio-hazard suits protested outside Hewlett-Packard's Beijing office after the electronic giant broke its promise on not using toxic chemicals.

Greenpeace activists protest HP's decision

Image | 2009-06-25 at 11:31

Greenpeace activists protest HP's decision to go back on its promise to phase out toxic chemicals.

Toxic Chemicals Polluting China's Rivers

Video | 2009-07-05 at 19:07

China has rapidly industrialized and developed its economy, but at what cost?

When the water is this polluted no swimming is advisable

Image | 2009-07-23 at 16:34

When the water is this polluted no swimming is advisable

Canon EOS 500

Image | 2009-08-05 at 18:00

Canon EOS 500

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2009-08-11 at 15:31

Hazardous chemicals can affect all of us, but we can all do our part to reduce hazardous pollution. Whether it’s doing our part to conserve water or requesting companies for their environmental information, we can all make a difference.

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2009-08-12 at 13:11

Only by eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals can we guarantee for our future generations a clean and healthy planet.

Water pollution in China.

Image | 2009-08-12 at 16:24

Water pollution in China.

Silent Giants

Publication | 2009-10-13 at 6:00

An investigation into corporate environmental information disclosure in China reveals that top Chinese and overseas companies are flouting a new environmental regulation. Meanwhile industrial water pollution remains one of China's key...

Water pollution: the dirty China story

Feature Story | 2009-10-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace China checks up on how a new environmental regulation is working in China and finds big companies like Shell and Sinopec are ignoring it.

Chinese and overseas companies flout China's

Image | 2009-10-13 at 12:36

Chinese and overseas companies flout China's new environmental regulation.

Top Corporations Break New Environmental Regulation in China

Press release | 2009-10-13 at 12:40

Eighteen top multinational and Chinese corporations, including Shell and Sinopec, violated a new Chinese environmental regulation in its first year of enforcement, a Greenpeace report has shown.

Poisoning the Pearl River: 1st Edition

Publication | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

An investigation into industrial water pollution in the Pearl River Delta.

Gaps in pollution law poisons China's Pearl River

Press release | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

According to new Greenpeace research published today, industrial discharges are poisoning China’s Pearl River Delta.

Poisoning the Pearl River

Feature Story | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

It’s not for nothing that the Pearl River Delta region is known as the ‘world’s factory floor.’ In 2007, 30 percent of China’s exports were made here. But, as a new Greenpeace China report finds out, the region is paying a deadly price in pollution.

Greenpeace's new report

Image | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace's new report, Poisoning the Pearl, discovers loopholes in Chinese pollution law.

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution

Image | 2009-11-02 at 15:44

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China.

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