Nokia and Apple ranked high in the Greenpeace "Guide to Greener Electronics"

Nokia and Apple ranked high in the Greenpeace
Nokia is 3rd and Apple 4th in the annual Greenpeace ranking of sustainable electronics manufacturing, where the crown is taken by HP. Nokia has long been labeled the greenest cell phone company out there, while Apple seems to have improved on green products and sustainable operations quite a bit, but scores poorly on energy.

Besides the Finns' exceptional focus on environmentally-friendly production for its whole lineup, which the company claims is 100% recyclable after the time comes to part with your handset, the largest phone maker in the world is also making handsets like the recent Nokia 700.

It's free of pollutants like PVC, RFR and BFR, similar to all Nokia phones, but also constructed using materials like bio-plastics, recycled plastics and recycled metals, and those efforts haven't escaped the attention of Greenpeace.

Sony Ericsson and Samsung are also at commendable places - sixth and seventh, respectively - but LG and RIM are at the bottom of the ranking scale.

source: Greenpeace via AppleInsider

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6 Comments

1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its good to care about the environment, but to completely ignore the long list of human rights violations that are continuing even to this day... just makes me not care what you think, green peace.

4. tomast

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

im not trying to defined apple here but don't other electronic companies use Foxconn just like them.

2. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

very true and we all know how much apple cares abt it..

3. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Is this a joke that Apple is up there? I guess humans aren't as important to them as the environment...

5. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

Oh wow, RIM is doing a good job... And where's HTC?

6. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

HP is doing awesome.

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