Apple Drops EPEAT, Because It Does Not Cover Tablets Or Smartphones

Posted: Jul 11 2012, 4:36am CDT | by , in News | Apple

 
Apple drops EPEAT, because it does not Cover Tablets or Smartphones

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

The outcry over Apple dropping the EPEAT environmental program is misguided.

Apple raised a shit storm by no longer complying (WSJ) to the EPEAT program this week. San Francisco City officials are already planning to block Apple procurement. Maybe Apple should have been pro active and explaining why EPEAT does not make any sense for them.

The Loop carries a response from Apple regarding EPEAT: "Apple takes a comprehensive approach to measuring our environmental impact and all of our products meet the strictest energy efficiency standards backed by the US government, Energy Star 5.2,” Apple representative Kristin Huguet, told The Loop. “We also lead the industry by reporting each product’s greenhouse gas emissions on our website, and Apple products are superior in other important environmental areas not measured by EPEAT, such as removal of toxic materials."

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus