Apple Struggles with Recycling Policy

July 19, 2012

Are you using your favorite Apple device to read this post? Have you thought about what you will do with your old iPod after you buy the latest model? Interesting article and comments about Apple removing itself from the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) list of green companies. Apparently, it’s getting too complicated to dismantle and recycle all the various components.

Whoa! Update: Apple has reversed its decision to leave the EPEAT list!

‘Our commitment to protect the environment has never changed; today, it is as strong as ever,’ Apple Senior VP of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield.

For Apple’s recycling policy, click here.

In addition, see our books on recycling electronics, recycling, and green companies, and the environment.

Shira S.

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