Satire: Apple's New Green Line of Products... [VIDEO]

Unveiling his iPhone gewgaw with a prank call to Starbuck's (so cute Steve!), Apple manages to avoid going green. Again.

Note to self: don't get too sanctimonious when you're writing this on an Apple laptop.

Apple isn't the world's worst company -- not by a long shot -- but Greenpeace, which produced the satirical video here, has been detailing the terrible costs of Apple products to the environment and to the manufacturers of its parts:


We love Apple. Apple knows more about "clean" design than anybody, right? So why do Macs, iPods, iBooks and the rest of their product range contain hazardous substances that other companies have abandoned? A cutting edge company shouldn't be cutting lives short by exposing children in China and India to dangerous chemicals. That's why we Apple fans need to demand a new, cool product: a greener Apple.
It comes down to this: Few companies have the indie/design cred that Apple does. They don't deserve it until they make some changes. And I'm not talking about a bold departure from the black/white ghetto their laptops are stuck in...

HT: Deanna Zandt
#story_page_post_article

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}