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Nokia tops eco-friendly chart

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| Japan-based games console company Nintendo came last in the rankings, with a
| score of 0.8, whilst world renowned software-maker Microsoft was placed
| second last with a score of just 2.2.
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http://www.fairhome.co.uk/2008/09/17...riendly-chart/


Recent:

Greenpeace: Nintendo and Microsoft are worst eco-offenders

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| Greenpeace awarded Nintendo a paltry score of 0.8 out of a possible 10, with
| American software titan Microsoft following close behind with a mere 2.15 out
| of 10.
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http://www.thetechherald.com/article...-eco-offenders


Greenpeace Slams Microsoft, Nintendo

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| Greenpeace gave Microsoft and Nintendo abysmal rankings Tuesday on their
| efforts to phase out toxic chemicals from their game consoles.
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http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5i...BJEPQD8T671N80


Related:

Greenpeace: Vista could trigger a deluge of electronic waste

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| Beau Baconguis of the Southeast Asia section of the environmental
| protection organization Greenpeace has warned that the introduction
| by Microsoft of its new operating system Windows Vista might as a
| side effect trigger a deluge of electronic waste (E-waste). "With
| Vista, Microsoft could effectively hasten the obsolesence of half
| the world's PCs, especially in the absence of fully-functioning
| global take back systems for PCs," Ms. Baconguis declared.
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http://www.heise.de/english/newstick...816/from/rss09


Greenpeace: Vista could trigger a deluge of electronic waste

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| Beau Baconguis of the Southeast Asia section of the environmental
| protection organization Greenpeace has warned that the introduction
| by Microsoft of its new operating system Windows Vista might as a
| side effect trigger a deluge of electronic waste (E-waste). "With
| Vista, Microsoft could effectively hasten the obsolesence of half
| the world's PCs, especially in the absence of fully-functioning
| global take back systems for PCs," Ms. Baconguis declared.
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http://www.heise.de/english/newstick...816/from/rss09


Vista poses environmental dangers

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| Microsoft Vista could have serious environmental implications,
| experts have warned.
|
| The latest version of Windows uses encryption methods that are
| incompatible with some older PCs. It also features high-end
| graphics capabilities that can only run on newer hardware.
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http://www.computing.co.uk/computing...-environmental


Vista gets slated - by the Greens

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| The Green Party has slammed Microsoft and it's forthcoming operating
| system, Windows Vista, in a withering attack on the company's "monopoly".
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| Microsoft not only takes criticism for allegedly environmentally
| unfriendly policies, but for attacking civil liberties.
|
| The party claims that "Vista gives Microsoft the ability to lock
| you out of your computer," and that "Microsoft are determined not
| to play fair" in the video content market.
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http://www.webuser.co.uk/news/news.php?id=107813
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