In its 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report, Apple says it's improved working conditions among its suppliers and has established conflict-free smelters for one of the materials it uses.
In an excerpt from his book "Junkyard Planet," writer Adam Minter looks at how much those programs might really offset the environmental impact of manufacturing and using the company's products.
Mavericks, the tenth OS X release, focuses heavily on longer battery life, as does the new MacBook Air. Here's why improving the power usage of the next generation of computers is a big deal for Apple and for consumers.
Local authorities in China are investigating two electronics suppliers linked with Apple and also reportedly HTC of dumping heavy metals in the country's rivers after watchdog groups accused them of damaging the environment.
Malware gets nasty about your surfing habits, Apple may want its own answer to Kinect, and the sounds of endangered species are the new hot sounds to listen to on your iPod.
The cold war between Google and Apple may be easing, Apple investigates environmental concerns in Indonesia, and there's some fab news for Cupertino.
Your Apple TV may soon serve as, uh, an actual TV. Across the ocean, Steve Jobs's legacy is affecting a nation's schoolchildren, and right here at home Apple is harnessing the power of the sun.
What to do with your old tech gear when it no longer works? Recycle it. We show you how and where to be responsible with outdated stuff.
An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal.
Apple's released its annual environmental progress report, in which it touts that its data centers are now 100-percent fueled by renewable energy.