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Friday, 07 January 2011 12:37

Apple snubs Greenpeace again

Written by Nick Farell
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No longer Green
After a year of being in Greenpeace's good books for its environmental stance, it seems that Jobs' Mob has let the crown slip.

Greenpeace released an update to its "Green Electronics Survey" at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which brings together the world's leading manufacturers of computers, mobile phones, televisions and other devices.
The outfit looked for the "greenest" desktop computers, notebook computers, netbook computers, computer monitors, mobile phones, smartphones and televisions available in the first quarter of 2011.

Renee Blanchard, Greenpeace International toxics campaigner said its survey shows that electronics manufacturers have made demonstrable progress over the past few years by producing products that are free of the worst toxic chemicals, more energy efficient and more easily taken back for reuse or recycling.

Greenpeace said 21 leading electronics companies were invited to take part in the survey. Most agreed but this time Apple told it to go forth and multiply. Greenpeace ranked the products according to various criteria including energy efficiency, product lifespan and energy used in production.

Asus's VW-247H-HF computer monitor made by scored the highest with 7.5 points on a 10 point scale the Asus UL30A also ranked highly. Acer's TM8172 was the top-ranked netbook computer and the HP Compaq 6005 Pro was the leading desktop computer. Sharp's LC-52SE1 from Japan's Sharp was the leader in the television category. The Sony Ericcson Aspen rang up the highest score in the smartphone ranks and Samsung's GT-S75550 came out as the top mobile phone.


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