Do you know?


Do you know?

Apple designs packaging with an eye toward conservation. For example, the MacBook Pro’s packaging is 38% lighter and consumes 45% less volume than the 15-inch PowerBook G4.

Productdesignhero20060420Batteries: Apple uses lithium-based batteries that do not contain lead, mercury or cadmium.

Paints and inks: Our paints and inks don’t contain cadmium, chromium, mercury, nickel or lead.

Packaging: The packaging we use does not contain polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and there is no intentional addition of lead, mercury, cadmium or hexavalent chromium.

Enclosure plastics: There are no brominated flame retardants in the enclosure plastics for Apple products.

Indexproddesign20060420 Displays: Apple displays are based on LCD (liquid crystal display) technology, which eliminates about 2.2 pounds of lead per display when compared with CRT (cathode ray tube) displays. In fact, Apple was the first computer manufacturer to entirely replace its CRT (cathode ray tube) display line with LCDs. This change has resulted in the savings of hundreds of tons of lead so far.

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