09 Jul '12, 1pm

Apple

Apple

Last week, the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) , a certification program for electronics that requires participating companies to meet certain environmental standards, announced that Apple had pulled all 39 of its laptops, monitors and desktop computers that had been certified from the program (the program does not yet cover mobile technologies like the iPhone and iPad). By leaving the program, the Apple computers and monitors can no longer be purchased by the federal government and its agencies, which require that 95 percent of the electronics purchased be EPEAT certified. Designing Away From Green Standards "They said their design direction was no longer consistent with the EPEAT requirements,” Robert Frisbee, CEO of EPEAT said . “They were important supporters and we are disappointed that they don’t want their products measured by this standard ...

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