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Your guide to green electronics

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple, Motorola and Lenovo flunked the test to finish bottom of the class. Third place goes to HP, followed by Sony Ericsson (4th), Samsung (5th), Sony (6th), LG Electronics (part of LG Group chaebol) (7th), Panasonic (part of Matsushita) (8th), Toshiba (9th), Fujitsu Siemens Computers (joint venture Fujitsu & Siemens) (10th), Apple (11th), Acer (12th) and Motorola (13th). Lenovo is in bottom position.