27 Oct '17, 9am

Fairphone Takes the Prize in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics

Fairphone Takes the Prize in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics

A child in Guiyu, China sits among his family’s latest economic treasures: the world’s electronics trash. The community, which once farmed rice for a living has found the sheer volume of electronic materials that need recycling (including those with toxic chemicals) is a more dependable money-maker. For years, it’s been a neck-and-neck race: Samsung, Apple, Sony, and a myriad of other electronics manufacturers have all lauded their ability to reduce their environmental impacts better than the next guy. Whether it’s recycling hard-to-get materials and components, or developing new technology that is kinder to the atmosphere, its clear that big tech companies understand that consumers want them to use greener manufacturing processes. Well, thanks to Greenpeace, consumers can now get the latest skinny on tech manufacturers online. Just in time for Christmas, the 2017 Green Gu...

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