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Outcry Forces Apple Back to Green Program

Apple calls withdrawal from EPEAT 'a mistake'

(Newser) - Just days after Apple surprised many environmentalists by announcing it would pull out of the EPEAT eco-friendly certification program, the computer giant is back in, reports the San Jose Mercury News . Calling the original withdrawal a "mistake," Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineering said the reversal... More »

Apple Exits Eco-Friendly Product List

Move may be tied to glued-in batteries

(Newser) - Apple has surprised environmental advocates with a sudden departure from a green products program, reports the San Jose Mercury News . The firm will no longer conform to standards set by EPEAT, an eco-friendly certifier backed by the EPA. "Apple has said that their design direction is not compatible with... More »

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