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Greenpeace Gives Apple a B- in 'Guide to Greener Electronics'

Monday October 16, 2017 9:01 pm PDT by
Greenpeace today published its Guide to Greener Electronics, which provides insight into the environmental practices of 17 major companies including Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, and more. Among all of the companies Greenpeace evaluated for energy, resource consumption, and chemicals, Apple received the second best marks, trailing behind only Fairphone, a device designed...

Greenpeace Combats Planned Obsolescence in New Repairability Campaign, iPad and MacBook Score Low

Tuesday June 27, 2017 6:48 am PDT by
A new campaign by Greenpeace today has rated the repairability of six Apple devices against the smartphone, tablet, and laptop market at large, the purpose of which is to highlight planned obsolescence in the technology industry. Greenpeace partnered with iFixit to assess over forty different devices that debuted between 2015 and 2017, with iFixit's teardown repairability scores serving as the...

Greenpeace Declares Apple 'Greenest Tech Company' For Third Year Running

Tuesday January 10, 2017 3:11 am PST by
Greenpeace has declared Apple to be the most environmentally friendly technology company in the world for the third year in a row. The conclusion was reached in the environmental organization's latest report, entitled Clicking Clean: Who is Winning the Race to Build a Green Internet, which awarded Apple a final 'A' grade and a clean energy index score of 83 percent. Facebook and Google also...

Apple Tackles E-Waste With iPhone Recycling Robot 'Liam'

Tuesday March 22, 2016 3:58 am PDT by
At its media event on Monday, Apple kicked off by discussing its efforts to reduce waste and improve its renewable energy infrastructure, marking a heightened focus on the company's environmental responsibilities. As part of the presentation, the company also unveiled a robotic system it has developed that can disassemble old iPhones and recover recyclable materials. The robot, called...

Apple Tops Greenpeace Clean Energy Index Based on Renewable Energy Initiatives

Tuesday May 12, 2015 8:57 am PDT by
Apple continues to set the bar among technology companies for its commitment to running its worldwide operations on renewable energy, topping Amazon, Facebook, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Yahoo and other large corporations in Greenpeace's Clean Energy Index included as part of its 2015 Click Clean Report [PDF]."The report found that Apple continues to be the most aggressive in powering...