In the latest guide to green electronics from Greenpeace, neither Nokia or Nintendo do well.
Nokia fell from first place to ninth and Nintendo placed last in the latest guide to green electronics from Greenpeace.Nokia’s ranking dropped mainly because Greenpeace says the company fails to support its stated recycling program. A Greenpeace video shows a mobile user entering a shop in Argentina that Nokia referred the user to in order to recycle an old phone. The shopkeeper says she doesn’t take back used phones and doesn’t know where to refer the person to do so.Greenpeace found similar situations in the Philippines, Thailand, Russia and India, where Nokia staff didn’t know about Nokia’s take-back program and often provided misleading information. In Thailand, Russia and Argentina, information about the service wasn’t available in the local language.
Greenpeace awards scores to companies on the list based on many factors including recycling programs and toxic substances used in products.
Via Washington Post