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Apple issues annual environmental report, touts renewable energy use

Apple's released its annual environmental progress report, in which it touts that its data centers are now 100-percent fueled by renewable energy.

Device recycling standards could make mobile friendlier

This week at Mobile World Congress, the Device Renewal Forum announced an official standard for renewing devices that includes military-grade data wiping, environmentally responsible recycling of materials, and a database to check for stolen handsets.

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Apple supplier penalized for polluting nearby river in China

An Apple supplier known for making iPads has been penalized by Chinese authorities for turning a nearby river in Shanghai "white" after dumping pollutants during the nation's Spring Festival holiday.

Apple kerfuffle prompts EPEAT to review thin laptops

EPEAT has launched a review of ultra-thin and light laptops carrying its environmental ratings after Apple withdrew from and rejoined the organization last week.

Remains of the Day: Shine on

Apple's shined up the MacBook Pro's environmental rating, one rumor site is putting its shiny dollar down on a Mountain Lion release date, and the shine is off Siri for one tech writer.

Apple returns products to EPEAT registry

Reversing course on an earlier decision, Apple senior vice president Bob Mansfield has announced the company is returning its products to the EPEAT registry for green electronics.

Remains of the Day: Death defying

CNet chronicles Netflix's near-death experience, The Daily may be on death's door, and one notable individual things many patents should die off.

Apple and EPEAT: What it means

Apple has pulled its products from the government-backed EPEAT registry of environmentally friendly electronic devices. Dan Moren's here to explain what it all means.

Google promotes energy savings with Apps

Companies that turn off their local servers for email, productivity and collaboration applications and switch to the cloud-hosted Google Apps suite can save significant amounts of money in energy costs, Google said on Monday.

Remains of the Day: Rainbow connection

Apple is greener than Kermit the Frog, Robbie Bach is cuddlier than Mr. Snuffleupagus, but John Boehner just reminds me of Bert.