The Consequences Of Gadgetry

When you bought you new computer, smartphone or PDA, did you stop to think about the environmental impact that its manufacture has had? Greenpeace has come out swinging with a list of technology companies that create ‘toxic electronic waste’ in the course of their business, in the hope of spurring improvements by increasing public pressure. Apple, Motorola and Lenovo all score badly in the list – no one rated higher than seven out of ten.