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Campaigners have welcomed a move by Philips to change its approach to the recycling of its products so that the costs of recycling are part of the overall product price, rather than being paid by the consumer as an additional fee. Greenpeace said it had been campaigning against the company's opposition to laws that would oblige producer responsibility for electronic products.
Nearly 800 employees at a factory owned by Philips Electric Co. have filed a suit against the company suggesting that its executives knowingly allowed the exposure of workers to toxic chemicals.
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In a recent article, the BBC's economics editor Robert Peston highlighted the fact that in 2012 the chances are that the economy - punch drunk as it is from the various flavours of debt crisis it has been pummelled with over the course of the year - will be hit by the collapse of a major bank and / or government.