One of the problems EPEAT sees are barriers to recycling. Batteries and screens glued into place. That sort of thing.
There is a price for Apple in this.
CIO Journal notes that the U.S. government requires that 95 percent of its electronics bear the EPEAT seal of approval; large companies such as Ford and Kaiser Permanente require their CIOs to buy from EPEAT-certified firms; and many of the largest universities in the U.S. prefer to buy EPEAT-friendly gear."
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