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Back in early she found that the electronic product environmental assessment tool yes that is EP we've all heard of it right.
Was created to helped get companies to buy eco friendly electronics apple is one of the companies actually help establish the standards.
But now since the newest MacBook -- doesn't eat eat -- requirements the tech giant has decided to pull all of its products from the registry.
San Francisco officials are now trying to bay and -- purchase -- -- Apple Computer.
And a number of other cities and companies and universities are considering during -- same -- So what will this mean for the company with me now to explain all this.
Is market watches Jon Friedman thank you so much for joining me I'm confused.
I now right exactly no I I it's amazing that you know -- -- -- San Francisco are allowed the local government is still far off its rocker -- but that they've come up with this lenders -- We -- not gonna -- anymore apple computers because it's not environmentally friendly right win here apple is.
You know sort of one of the most you know sort of symbol arrested it's a symbol of Sanford and of the Bay Area and -- not -- -- down the peninsula tonight.
I mean what do you think about that story -- -- ridiculous in some ways -- -- serious story -- with the environment is important important political issue social and cultural issue.
Since they -- -- somewhat because it's gonna get settles admitted that it reputed both need each -- that -- worked together right now it just seems like the most.
Ridiculous -- well.
They're I'm sure apple needs if it's just I mean they spent like a paltry what is -- 46000.
Dollars on Mac products last year so although Apple's you know not gonna get 46000 dollars and sales.
Meanwhile I mean.
How much I I read about these standards but they seem.
I don't know.
I mean that very it takes into account toxic elements material selection product longevity.
Energy efficiency you know whether baby can in just -- computer and still be healthy ammunition -- I.
It seems like it's somewhat ridiculous it is there any -- -- in the right with -- standard oil at.
Yeah apple cares about one thing here image apple doesn't wanna be seen as being abandoned corporate citizen immigrants here or overseas or -- -- apple will try and work with the city to salvage its own image idea who really cares about the city's image very much at the -- must realize this whole -- seems kind of small time.
Compared to -- the big problems but the work together because they wanna -- the good -- Yet to it I know I have something to do with the screen I'm searching around your 40 there's no way of recycling aluminum that has glass glued to it I guess that's.
That's I think what the -- -- -- -- Questions have been have been -- for the battery as well the whole thing just seems so inside baseball by any stretch of the imagination that it's hard to imagine being -- really big deal but nowadays because we in the media.
-- talking about has hammered out and about it has ended with when you're dead with a computer being able to take it apart right Michael writes right there saying that this one particular part of this right here.
Was -- reaction by apple though.
One of their computers doesn't fit the standard so they're they're taking their like taking their ball and going.
We don't seem to signal the whole entire project that she like helped invent the so mad they're gonna walk away from hoping was that stupid -- well our.
You wonder they try to hide some the viewers what do people out people react or overreact to what what they getting so over react if you are they trying to hide something that aren't -- -- I don't know -- would have to find out soon enough.
Is the deals going on who should know about I don't know we'll see maybe apple products are way more toxic and we knew I -- -- -- are ready I'll.
In -- -- what it's all about right.
It could be anything from tobacco what do you think happens snacks and they -- together and forge an agreement -- -- Presley's saying pieces broke and out the Bay Area if you're happy now.
It's elitist you want to follow thanks for coming out and easily.