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Greenpeace electronics guide now rates lobbying

New criteria for consumer electronics makers assesses whether companies are lobbying for industrywide laws to prevent competitors from using environmentally damaging materials.

By January 7, 2010


Greenpeace: HP up, Apple down in green ranks

In the latest green report, Greenpeace indicated gaps between PC vendors in phasing out the use of toxic substances.

By October 26, 2010


Apple a bit less green this year than last, Greenpeace finds

The organization said Apple was in sixth place this year, down from fourth last year, in its study on "greener electronics."

By November 19, 2012


Acer debuts green, biodegradable notebooks

The new Aspire Timeline notebooks win approval from Greenpeace for being energy efficient and virtually free of toxic substances, making them more biodegradable.

By January 18, 2010


Greenpeace: 'Michael, what the Dell?'

Timed with the release of its updated electronics guide, environmental group protests at Dell for company's failure to meet deadline to remove toxins from its products.

By May 26, 2010


Greenpeace: Dell, HP, and Lenovo not green enough

Greenpeace gives Dell, HP, and Lenovo a penalty green rating point for backtracking on their commitment to eliminate toxic substances from their products.

By March 31, 2009


New small HP business desktop goes green

HP's new Compaq 8000f Elite Ultra-slim desktop features energy efficient components and environmentally friendly materials.

By January 6, 2010


How Apple and Greenpeace made peace

Steve Jobs and environmental watchdog Greenpeace publicly battled over toxics in Apple products but under Jobs' leadership, Apple designed cleaner products and improved its environmental practices.

By October 7, 2011


Sprint picks Samsung Restore for green thumbs

Due out this summer, Sprint introduces the Samsung Restore, an eco-friendly messaging phone.

By April 20, 2010


The most toxic cars on the road

All manufacturers tell you how much horsepower, cargo capacity, and safety features are included in their vehicles, but what about the levels of chemicals in the materials?

By February 16, 2012