toxic chemical

toxic chemical

iPhone 5 is a green rock star

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techcrunch.com
To paraphrase Otto von Bismarck, “iPads are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” It’s an ugly story. Over a hundred employees “injured by n-hexane, a toxic chemical that can cause nerve damage and paralysis” because its use “meant workers could clean more screens each minute.”...
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Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting

gigaom.com
Shareholder meetings in normal circumstances are rather boring affairs for those not interested in the nuances of corporate governance. But when Apple holds its annual meeting on Thursday, there will be issues besides election of board members and potential dividends on people’s minds. Two former iPhone factory workers in China,...
Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting

BP says FU to EPA, says they will use toxic chemical

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BP says FU to EPA, says they will use toxic chemical

Analysis finds less toxic chemicals in newer smartphones like Apple's iPhone 5

thenextweb.com
Chemical analysis conducted by iFixit and HealthyStuff.org has tracked a decline in hazardous and toxic chemicals in smartphones over the past few years, with new devices like the iPhone 5 representing some of the safest and most environmental handsets yet. The study took apart 36 mobile phone models and studied...
Analysis finds less toxic chemicals in newer smartphones like Apple's iPhone 5

Bling! Researchers create 24k gold in the lab

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There's gold in them thar chlorides! Researchers at Michigan State University figure out how to transmute a toxic chemical compound into solid gold. [Read more]...
Bling! Researchers create 24k gold in the lab

Apple accepts independent environmental reviews of suppliers

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Apple is telling activists in the US and China that it will soon permit independent environmental reviews of at least two Chinese suppliers, according to USA Today. Prominent Chinese activist Ma Jun, the founder of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, tells the paper that Apple agreed to the...
Apple accepts independent environmental reviews of suppliers
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