Apple went from red-faced to green last week.
Apparently San Francisco’s threat to stop purchasing Apple products forced the company on Friday to re-enter the environmentally conscious electronics registry known as EPEAT. The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool rating system is designed to promote environmentally friendly products and practices. A coalition of environmental groups, government agencies and manufacturers, including Apple, created EPEAT’s criteria. Read More
City officials announced Monday that future purchases of Apple desktops and laptops by municipal agencies are not compatible with The City’s policy of buying green.
After Apple stopped participating in a voluntary registry of green electronics known as EPEAT, the San Francisco Department of Environment said it would order all 50 city agencies to stop purchasing Apple products because they no longer comply with city purchasing guidelines. Read More