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Re: Environmental Group Targeting Apple's Music Player
Posted by: Joan Lowy 2005-02-24 09:37:56
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Environmentalists are targeting the iPod, Apple's phenomenally successful digital music player, as a symbol of the growing problem of electronic waste. The Computer Take Back Campaign, an umbrella organization for dozens of environmental groups, is trying to force Apple to beef up its recycling program and to redesign the iPod, which has a battery that can wear out in just 18 months and is not easily replaced.


Re: Environmental Group Targeting Apple's Music Player
Posted by: dannob 2005-02-24 09:40:21 In reply to: Joan Lowy
Of course eliminating tons of pastic packaging and resulting trash for the several hundred million songs downloaded doesn't mean a thing?
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