Steve Jobs and environmental watchdog Greenpeace publicly battled over toxics in Apple products but under Jobs' leadership, Apple designed cleaner products and improved its environmental practices.
LEDs found in cars and Christmas tree lights use hazardous materials, a study reports. Large home LEDs in general do not contain the same toxins, but recycling is recommended.
LG will replace conventional magnesium in its mobile phones to a more environmentally friendly magnesium alloy, effectively reducing CO2 emissions by 4kg per handset.
Due out this summer, Sprint introduces the Samsung Restore, an eco-friendly messaging phone.
Western Digital ships the fifth generation of the high-performance desktop hard drive, the VelociRaptor, which now offers up to 600GB of storage.
New criteria for consumer electronics makers assesses whether companies are lobbying for industrywide laws to prevent competitors from using environmentally damaging materials.
Both industry heavyweights and start-ups are pushing green-tech products at CES, a sign that eco-innovation is spreading in the consumer electronics business.
Hitachi announces the new 7200 RPM Travelstar Drive for laptops that offers capacities up to 500GB.
Hitachi to release the first 7,200 rpm 2TB desktop hard drive.
Fantom's GreenDrive is cheap and environmentally friendly--sorta. But it's not for rebate haters. This deal involves a pair of $20 rebates, plus a few bucks for shipping.