Sue Chiang

A Rotten "Green" Apple?

CEH was disturbed to learn recently that Apple was leaving EPEAT, the EPA-supported group that sets environmental standards for computers and other products. Even more disturbing was the company’s refusal to explain their decision publicly or to the stakeholders within EPEAT, including CEH, which has been the leading public interest group monitoring the standards development…

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Electronics Eco-Label Standard Finally Passes–but it's still far from perfect

I have to admit that it was with mixed feelings that I received the recent news that the two latest EPEAT (electronics eco-label) standards for Imaging Equipment and Televisions has finally passed!  It felt good to know that when you buy electronics you will soon have a way to identify and purchase more environmentally-friendly printers,…

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Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Works to Promote Safer Electronics

Every year the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to six extraordinary grassroots environmental heroes from around the globe – recognizing one person from each of the six inhabited continental regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.  While all of this year’s prize recipients have a compelling…

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Campaign for an Ethical iPhone

                          We’ve known for a long time that there are serious problems in the electronics supply chain of Apple and the other electronics companies.   However, there have been two major developments that point to increased hope for change in the industry right now….

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