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Green group, magazine call for boycott on Apple products

Green America launches campaign to get two toxic chemicals out of Apple's supply chain.

U.S., China lead in e-waste, forecast to grow 33% by 2017

Annual e-waste production over the next five years is expected to be to weigh the same as almost 200 Empire State Buildings.

Control how Windows locks down and saves power when you're not using it

What happens when you get up and walk away from your PC? I answer a reader's question about setting Windows to secure itself and save power when not in use.

Green gadgets keep your home office humming

Reduce your utility bills and automate operations with networked lighting, smart power supplies, and programmable thermostats.

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Green tech: Wi-Fi, not storage, is the power hog, researchers say

Cloud service providers have drawn ire from environmentalists for not being transparent when it comes to the energy efficiency of their data centers, but they are greener than other technology.

Businesses get new marketplace for used IT gear

Here's a new way for midsize and large businesses to unload or buy used servers, PCs, components and more.

Greenpeace raps EPEAT's reversal on ultrathin notebooks

After initially declining to participate in the EPA's EPEAT green tests, Apple's notebooks got top ratings. But environmental group Greenpeace says the ratings are flawed and the way the notebooks are built will add to electronic waste and reduce recycling.

Thin laptops, including MacBook Air, meet eco-standard

An investigation of ultrathin laptops has found that they conform to the EPEAT environmental standard after all.