Greenpeace compliments Apple on their 'green' MacBook Air, still hates the iPhone

Computers, Energy systems, Laptops / Notebooks

green-macbook-air.jpgAs my deliberately-crummy Paint effort shows, not only did I spend under two minutes creating a vile green MacBook Air to make fanboys feel queasy, but the hugely-hyped laptop has been commended for its eco-friendliness. By Greenpeace, of all people.

Yes, that’s the same group of people who attacked Apple recently for being one of the least ethical technology manufacturers (admittedly they improved on last year’s efforts, but still fared badly) around.

Their latest laptop however, which launches in a couple of weeks, has already been described by Greenpeace as being “a winner”.

“This time Steve is on the right path for a green Apple. The MacBook Air is a strong entry in the race to build a green PC. As a mercury and arsenic free laptop it exceeds European Standards (RoHS directive exemptions) and raises the bar for the rest of the industry.”

Greenpeace must’ve hired an exemplary copywriter for their press release about the MacBook Air, as it signed off with “we can almost taste that Green Apple, unfortunately it’s not ripe yet’.


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Katherine Hannaford
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