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Greenpeace praises HP for killing most PVC from supply chain, Nokia still cleanest


From Greenpeace:

The 13th edition of Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics rewards Hewlett-Packard for putting a PC on the market that is virtually free of PVC (vinyl plastic) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). Only the power supply unit and

Greenpeace Declares Nokia Super-Green, Nintendo Not-So-Much


Greenpeace released its annual eco-rankings of electronics manufacturers. And the winner is... NOKIA, which scored a 7.45 out of 10 (10 being green-tastic). The whole report is worth a gander, but here's the highlights, which I recommend reading to …

Consume your way to climate change


If ever there was a certain dogmatic element to environmentalism, – perhaps a little removed from the West's internal cultural negotiations – has not detected it. How else could it produce a list of gadgets that combine green living …

Does Sennheiser use this cardboard packaging? (If they don't, they should)


We can't figure out if this packaging for the Sennhesier CX 300 headphones — made entirely of cardboard — is real or just a design prototype. Clearly previous CX 300 were packaged in the typical hard plastic shell, but …

Flat-Pack "Eco" Speakers Made from 100% Recycled Materials


Yes, these "Eco Speakers" have cabinets made from cardboard. But the manufacturer also claims they are made from "100% recycled materials," which should include the drivers and housings as well, which is laudable. And they're only $15—if you can find …