Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Nokia Tops List of “Green” Electronics Companies
Nov 1, 2006
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Finland’s Nokia does the best job of using minimal amounts of hazardous chemicals, according to a report from Greenpeace. The environmental organization’s “Guide to Greener Electronics” ranks 14 major computer and mobile phone producers on their use of potentially harmful chemicals and other substances within products, as well as their recycling initiatives.
Since the start of 2006, Nokia has not included any polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—a plastic used for wire and cable insulation that creates toxic pollution when disposed of improperly—in any of its products. In addition, by the start of 2007, the company will cease the use of brominated flame retardants (BFR), a substance used within circuit boards and casings. Nokia shared the top rank with U.S.-based Dell, which was praised for providing consumers with programs to help dispose of unwanted computer hardware and other materials.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 21, 2014: Electrolux: new U.S. fridge efficiency requirements are more complex than anticipated

Nov 21, 2014: Whirlpool brand launches Perceptions of Care video

Nov 21, 2014: Hon Hai 3Q profit $1 billion

Nov 21, 2014: Environmental Product Declarations for aluminum product types released

Nov 20, 2014: Report: Drop in affluents' consumer confidence may foretell signal trouble ahead for some retailers

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows