Apple’s new environmental report, among key items, indicates 100 percent of its worldwide data centers are now fully powered by clean energy.
It seems that the more Apple peers into its own black bag, the more shocking the results.
Apple Insider uncovers a patent application by the computer company for a system to convert wind energy into heat in order to store the energy for later use.
Apple’s plans for its vast, UFO-like new campus in Cupertino, Calif., have been delayed for a year, but new details were released about the site’s ambitious goals for renewable energy use and waste reduction.
The report shows that a more sustainable electronics industry is possible, but we’re not there yet.
Notebooks from five major manufacturers, including Apple, have been cleared to remain in EPEAT’s green electronics registry.
Experts say all those “obsolete” iPhone 4’s will be a windfall for electronics recycling companies. But is a sudden mountain of e-waste the kind of boost we really want?