13 Jul '12, 9pm

Thanks, Apple, for Admitting Your Mistake and Coming Back to EPEAT

Apple said it was leaving EPEAT and pulled all its products from the environmental certification group's registry. That was just a few days ago . Now, Apple has admitted its error in judgment and has announced it will in fact stick with EPEAT standards. “We’ve recently heard from many loyal Apple customers who were disappointed to learn that we had removed our products from the EPEAT rating system. I recognize that this was a mistake. Starting today, all eligible Apple products are back on EPEAT,” Bob Mansfield, SVP of Hardware Engineering at Apple, wrote in a letter on Apple's site . Basically the letter claims that Apple is so far ahead of the game when it comes to making environmentally responsible devices that standards set by EPEAT lag behind, and should be even stronger. Well, Apple, you're right about that. But it doesn't mean that pulling your products from the reg...

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