Greener TV gives Philips a boost in our latest electronics guide

Posted by jossc — 26 October 2010 at 10:36am - Comments

Philips have made progress in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics - released today. The company's new Econova TV is the first on the market to be free of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs), putting it well ahead of other TV manufacurers.

The guide ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and the climate impacts of their operations. There's also a detailed reports on each company's performance.

So just how green are big names such as Nokia, Microsoft, Sony and HP?

See full guide on our international site to find out »

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