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Thank You for Listening: Apple REPEATs with EPEAT*

July 14, 2012


The customers have asked for “A Greener Apple” and Apple has listened. Bob Mansfield, Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering posted a customer letter on Apple’s website: “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 […]

What’s Green at SXSW*

March 16, 2012


If the buzz about SXSW in Austin is any indicator of its popularity, there may be more than 49,000 attendees who are challenged with what they need to reuse, recycle or renew. Yet despite the long lines among the dizzying array of music, film and interactive venues, there are a few notable green highlights at SXSW. What’s […]

How to Host a Green Superbowl Party *

February 4, 2012


The NFL has already promoted how much greener Superbowl XLVI will be in with the use of “green power” from Green Mountain Energy via the descriptive infographic (click here). They’ve even kept a tally about how much the local community has already saved in water and carbon emissions. We’ve also been amazed with the amount of food consumed during Superbowl […]

America’s Greenest Companies in the Global 100 *

January 31, 2012


Eight U.S. companies are among the most sustainable in the world according to Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media company. The eighth annual Global 100 list was announced last week during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Although the eight firms include some of America’s leading high-tech companies, they also consist of diverse industry areas: After making significant […]

Green Recipe for Smartphone Power: Just Add Water*

January 17, 2012


 How many times have you spent looking for an outlet to charge your power-hungry smartphone (especially when traveling)? No grid? No problem. With PowerTrekk, if you can find a tablespoon of water, you’ll instantly have power for nearly another full day. This is the first field-proven eco-friendly charger that eliminates the tedious need for charging […]

Apple vs. Samsung: Battle of the Green Giants*

October 21, 2011


Welcome ladies and gentleman to the green battle of the year. In this corner earning $133 bil./yr. originating from South Korea is Samsung (revenue source: Fortune Global 500). And in the opposing corner is Apple, born and raised in the USA, which just announced FY11 revenue of $108 billion. Round 1: Green Company Rankings. In Newsweek’s […]