Green Tech Timeline

Apple Devices Becoming Less Green, Company Exits EPEAT Certification Program

Apple Exits EPEAT

Apple over the weekend announced that it was exiting EPEAT certification and will no longer have its products reviewed as part of the agencies recycling rating service. Apple was a founding member of EPEAT and the agency is currently responsible for rating products from hundreds of organizations. Many companies, universities and government agencies around the… Read more »

Philips 20-Year LED Light Bulb Unveiled On Earth Day

Philips New Bulb

Dutch electronics giant Philips scheduled the release of their new bulb, which the company indicates will last for 20-years, to coincide with Earth Day. The 10-watt LED (light-emitting diode) bulb won the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize” and is rated to last 30,000 hours. The life span, when stretched over four hours… Read more »