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Groups ask Apple to end toxic chemical use

Used in electronics factories, benzene can cause cancer and n-hexane can cause nerve damage.

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Save power: Don’t run your PC 24/7

Why waste electricity? Sleep, hibernate, or shut down your PC when you don’t need it.


iMD preps app for growing marijuana via smartphone

iMD says it will soon release an app specifically designed to control the environment of a pot farm.

Google begins work on six more solar power plants

Google plans to build solar power plants in California and Arizona that are expected to be operational by early 2014 and will generate enough clean electricity to power more than 17,000 U.S. homes.


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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Networks in 2020: More traffic, less energy

Networks could use far less energy by 2020 even though they'll be carrying much more traffic, an industry group says.

Maybe It Is Easy Being Green

IT professionals implementing energy efficient solutions in the data center are realizing big savings, and many report it has been easier to do than they thought it would be.

Apple's Green Flub Adds to Its Checkered Record

A misstep this week in regard to EPEAT participation reminds that Apple and environmentalists have clashed many times.


Apple Admits Mistake, Says It's Back in EPEAT

UPDATE: In a rare admission of error, Apple said Friday that it's back in good environmental standing.

Apple's EPEAT Withdrawal Raises Recycling, Disassembly Concerns

Apple's decision to withdraw products from the EPEAT standard it helped implement has raised concerns among industry observers and environmentalists.