21 Jul '12, 11pm

Read about what a learned from the #Apple reversal on @epeat on my blog: #sustainability

I love a lot of things about Apple and my iPhone is practically permanently affixed to my body. When a company is a s big as Apple, though, and working to remain a leader in among rapidly evolving technologies in tough economic times, they are bound to make a few missteps. Apple has taken a little bit of heat recently for working conditions in their oversees plants, and in the past couple weeks, Apple has also made headlines for announcing that they were opting out of EPEAT and then quickly reversing that decision. EPEAT is a certification system that aims to reduce the negative social and environmental impacts of electronic products. According to the EPEAT website, electronics that carry the certification are more energy efficient, less toxic, longer lasting, easier to recycle and less wasteful than products that are not certified. Desktops, laptops, integrated systems, d...

Full article: http://www.buildingmygreenlife.com/apple-and-epeat/

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