Apple has never done particularly well in Greenpeace's quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics. In the most recent guide it ranked near the bottom, at number 11 out of 18 electronics manufacturers. The company has taken some steps towards sustainability in recent years--most significantly by eliminating toxic chemicals like polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardant (BFR) from its laptops. But Apple took its biggest step last Friday with the introduction of its Apple and the Environment website, which reveals all the dirty details of the company's environmental practices, including its overall carbon emissions (10.2 million metric tons, more than 2 million metric tons over HP's and Dell's reported emissions).
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