As Maya Angelou says, "when you know better, you do better." So why not become better informed about the companies who make your electronics? Greenpeace recently released the third edition of its Electronics Guide
, in which they examine electronics manufacturers' policies and practices and their impact on the environment. While it wont help you be more personally "green", it definitely helps to be informed about what companies have an eye on our earth's future.Their criteria
focuses on how the companies are approaching the elimination of toxic chemicals, as well as the ease and accessibility of recycling their products. Lenova
ranked the highest as "most improved", while Apple
remained at the bottom of their list. We've heard this complaint about Apple before, which makes us wonder why they aren't introducing initiatives to improve their image.
Read the entire report here. (PDF download)