Apple's Environmental practice

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Scarlet Fever, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

    Scarlet Fever

    Jul 22, 2005
    I'm doing a 2000 word report for school, and the topic I've chosen is Apple's environmental practice. I'm planning on covering manufacturing, shipping (including packaging), energy efficient operation and recycling. I was hoping to compare energy use of, say, a Dell desktop compared to an iMac, but I can't find any information about power usage from Dell.

    Obviously, the best source is, but if anyone has anything extra to contribute, that would be appreciated.
  2. paolo- macrumors 6502a

    Aug 24, 2008
    If it's a 2000 word report, you might want to check into green washing. Sounds like you want Apple to come out as a hero. As much as you may like the company, a truthful unbiased report should give you higher grades. At witch point, Apple shouldn't be considered as a very good source for information as they obviously have a biased point of view. Try looking for independent sources to validate as much as possible. might give you a good idea of topics to address.

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