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Apple Discusses Withdrawal from EPEAT Certification

July 11, 2012
On Tuesday, Apple responded to media coverage regarding its recent withdrawal of the entire Apple product line from the EPEAT green-certification index. The EPEAT criteria, last changed three years ago, doesn't measure toxic material reduction, nor does it index smartphones or tablets. EPEAT's rules mandate that it must be easy to separate any toxic materials from those that can be recycled.

Apple representative Kristin Huguet told The Loop that "Apple takes a comprehensive approach to measuring our environmental impact


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