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Apple moves up in Greenpeace rankings

Environmental group Greenpeace has released its quarterly scorecard of electronics companies, and Apple has jumped up a couple of spots, even though the report does not take into account Apple's most recent environmental moves.

Apple lays out carbon footprint data

Apple on Friday published an extensive breakdown of its greenhouse gas emissions, adding more information to the debate over what it means to have an environmentally-friendly company.

Greenpeace paints 'hazardous' on HP's roof over toxics use

Upset by what it calls Hewlett-Packard’s "backtracking" on commitments to build greener tech gadgets, Greenpeace activists painted the message 'Hazardous Products' on the rooftop's of HP's headquarters.

Apple finds silver lining in verdict on green claims

Apple on Friday said an advertising watchdog's ruling against its ads confirmed the company meets high environmental standards.

EU, US push computers, printers to be greener

PCs and printers in the EU and US will have to become more energy-efficient to gain Energy Star approval, following an EU/US agreement signed Wednesday.

Western Digital releases 2TB power-saving drive

A new hard drive from Western Digital offers 2TB of storage in an energy-conserving package.

EPA unveils new Energy Star specs for monitors

In October, stricter specifications for Energy Star certification will take place.

Acquisitions, profits and recycling

In a Big Picture episode of the Macworld Podcast we look at three broad issues: Apple’s rumored bid for Twitter, Apple’s place in the downtrodden economy, and what to do with old Macs.

Don't buy a Mac, save the planet?

Last Year's Model suggests you make do with your older gadgets to be eco-friendly. But if you can't get new gadgets, is the Earth really worth saving?

How to recycle your Mac

When it's finally time to retire that old desktop or laptop, don't trash it: Lisa Schmeiser suggests some environmentally responsible alternatives.