Saturday, July 14, 2012

Evil Apple: ReGreen Edition

City of San Francisco Will No Longer Buy Apple Products

Apple’s Cupertino headquarters may just be a few miles away from San Francisco, but the city won’t be spending any more cash on its products...

Apple Returns to Green Registry After ‘Mistake’ - Businessweek

Apple Inc. (AAPL) (AAPL) said it’s rejoining an environmental rating system after its exit from the group threatened to halt sales to governments and universities that use the registry when making purchasing decisions...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yeah... it's pretty terrible Apple is walking backwards on green! I'm a university administrator who is an Apple junkie; been so since 1983 when I bought my first "skinny Mac". However, I'm also an ardent environmentalist, and will not buy another Apple product, nor will I support institutional purchase of Apple products unless and until Apple gets back on the wagon.

Bob said...

Anon-- I am officially impressed. Whenever I say anything negative about Apple I expect a torrent of angry emails and a nasty comment or two. I do not expect a reasoned response. I also respect anyone who puts their money where his mouth is-- as you have done. Kudos!

Maybe someday I will write a post detailing why I loathe Apple but for now I'll just say there's at least one Apple owner who doesn't act like a complete putz.