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Apple Pulls Products from Green Electronics Registry

July 9, 2012

Apple recently asked EPEAT, a national registry of environmentally sound desktops, notebooks, and displays, to remove 39 of its products from the group's list. EPEAT is one of the largest eco-friendly certifying agencies in the country, funded by the EPA and a coalition of manufacturers, including Apple.

Certain schools, government agencies, and businesses require their IT departments to buy EPEAT-certified products, so Apple's move could eliminate them as an option for many institutions.

But Apple, a company that has made a big deal in public about being environmentally conscious-from


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