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Poisonous Playstations?

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Wolfeymole

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Greenpeace launches campaign against "Toxic" gaming consoles.

Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony tagged as toxic console makers by Greenpeace

Earlier this week Greenpeace posted a trailer depicting Nintendo’s Mario holding a Wii, Microsoft’s Master Chief holding a RROD’ed Xbox 360 and SCEA’s Kratos hit by a PlayStation 3.

No, it’s not the world’s greatest console gaming crossover – it’s Greenpeace’s jab at the three console giants for their apparent environment negligence.

“The games consoles market is one of the fastest growing in consumer electronics with over 60 million sold and 14 percent growth last year,” Greenpeace explained on its newly launched Clash of the Consoles website. “These consoles contain toxic chemicals and can contribute to the massive growth of electronic waste that's often dumped, causing widespread environmental pollution and health problems for unprotected workers.”

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Doesn't Greenpeace complain about most everything?
 

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So as not to hijack this thread any further... I'm starting a thread in "Off Topic" to discuss Greenpeace. :)

Apologies Wolf for the hijack.
 

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Well... it wasn't a full blown hijack... it was more of a hij'... ;)