Greenpeace: Apple iPhone More Brown than Green

Barbara Christopher
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Scientific - October 18, 2007
Greenpeace commented this week about Apple's failure to make "early progress" with the iPhone toward the company's stated goals for ecofriendliness. As technology devices proliferate, it is increasingly important to monitor how they will impact the health of users as well as the environment after they are discarded. "While there is a great deal of discussion of the potentially hazardous components of electronics products, monitoring is rare in the ," says Valerie Thomas, an associate professor at Georgia Tech's School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. "As the Greenpeace report demonstrates, testing is not difficult or expensive." To read the complete article, go to Scientific America.

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