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Apple Debuts the Greenest Macbooks Ever
Posted By Alexandra Kain On December 11, 2008 @ 2:30 pm In green gadgets,Green Graphics & Packaging,Green Products,Green renovation | 1 Comment
The folks at Apple  recently debuted their latest line of sleek notebooks, and we were excited to hear that they’re the greenest Macs  ever! They’ve removed many of the harmful toxins found in computers including mercury, arsenic and PVC and made the remaining parts nearly all recyclable. The software has also been redesigned to run on 30% less power than previous models, earning them Energy Star  certification. And finally, Apple cut out nearly half of the bulky packaging  to streamline their distribution and create less trash to bring home.
For the new screen, Apple has switched from displays with CCFL backlighting to LED-lit displays  eliminating mercury and arsenic and requiring less energy to run. The new macs also incorporate automatic energy saving devices including hard drives that spin down and a display screen that dims when you enter a dark room. Their reduced packaging  size allows for 25% more boxes to fit on a shipping pallet, meaning fewer trips and fewer emissions. Apple is taking many of these design ideals and applying them to their full range of products, including the iPod  and iPhone G3 .
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