How ‘green’ is Apple? Who knows?

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  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003


    Category: Opinion/Interviews
    Link: How ‘green’ is Apple? Who knows?
    Description:: Climate Counts, a nonprofit organization that aims to directing consumers toward the greenest companies, and Greenpeace, the environmental group of which you’ve doubtless heard, need to get together and try to find a meaningful way to rank the “green-ness” of tech companies.

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  2. BenRoethig macrumors 68030


    Jul 17, 2002
    Dubuque, Iowa
    Well, its really green for Steve Jobs' bank accounts. As for environmental impact, its one of many areas where they could improve. Starting with a mouse that doesn't wind up in the trash bin in 90 days.
  3. elcid macrumors 6502

    May 5, 2007
  4. nagromme macrumors G5


    May 2, 2002
    These surveys/ratings need to shape up--or be replaced by legitimate ones.

    Not because they are unfair to a corporation called Apple that makes my OS of choice. (That unfairness is annoying but relatively harmless to me or Apple.)

    But because they are unfair to environmental efforts, giving them a bad name at a time when ALL of us need those efforts to be effective. That's a whole lot more important than what's "fair" to some computer company.
  5. ivan123 macrumors member


    Sep 22, 2007
    New Zealand

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