More Bad News for Enviro Mac-Heads: MacBooks are Toxic

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Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2006, 01:11
Category: Environment

We all know that Greenpeace isn’t too happy with Apple’s commitment to the environment. The latest news is that Apple portables have some of the highest amounts of toxic chemicals in them of 5 manufacturers tested (Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Sony). The MacBook has the highest concentration of tetrabromobisphenol A, which is a flame retardant.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

We all know that Greenpeace isn’t too happy with Apple’s commitment to the environment. The latest news is that Apple portables have some of the highest amounts of toxic chemicals in them of 5 manufacturers tested (Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Sony). The MacBook has the highest concentration of tetrabromobisphenol A, which is a flame retardant.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

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