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electronics: 1/5 of 5

Apple iPhone

Apple: the hidden costs of your iPad and iPhone

Eifion Rees

4th April, 2011

It may have billion-pound profits and gushing praise for technological innovation but Apple is increasingly in the spotlight over its labour rights and environmental record. Eifion Rees reports on the 'sweatshop brand' more...
The Story of Electronics

The Story of Stuff: Electronics

Tom Levitt

10th November, 2010

The latest film from the 'Story of Stuff' team focuses on consumer electronics and the problems of waste, recycling and toxic components more...
China e-waste map

Low-cost e-waste recycling in China releasing catalogue of pollutants

Ecologist

3rd September, 2010

The world's growing waste mountain of mobile phones, computers and other electronic goods is being illegally recycled in unregulated and primitive conditions in China and causing significant toxic pollution more...
A computer on fire

Greenpeace forces HP to go toxin-free

Ecologist

30th September, 2009

Greenpeace’s campaign for greener electronics shows promising results as HP release an almost toxin-free product more...

Electric Cabaret

Michael Bugeja

1st January, 2007

Most of us have a party in our pockets – those digital devices that promised a global village. We found that village, all right, and it is peopled with idiots. Plugged into iPods, chatting into palms, we are lost in techno-torpor enveloping us 24/7 from any locale. more...

electronics: 1/5 of 5

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