Dear Valued Visitor,

We have noticed that you are using an ad blocker software.

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you high-quality research based articles as long as we can display ads on our pages.

To view this article, you can disable your ad blocker and refresh this page or simply login.

We only allow registered users to use ad blockers. You can sign up for free by clicking here or you can login if you are already a member.

70% of Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iPad Mini Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Production

Inherently, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) generates a significant amount of buzz each and every day in the blogosphere, more so than any other publicly traded company. That’s why it’s so surprising that the tech giant’s recently released “Apple and the Environment” report hasn’t received more coverage, but we’re making our way through it. Here’s a brief recap of our previous coverage:

Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

HIGHLIGHTS: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Releases Mammoth Environmental Report

Apple Inc. (AAPL): 21.5-inch iMac Sucks Half as Much Energy as Last Gen Model

Now, one thing we haven’t looked at is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPad mini report, specifically at:

1. The estimated quantity of greenhouse gas emissions per device: 95 kg CO2e. This is above that of the iPhone 5 (75 kg CO2e), but below the latest iPad (170 kg CO2e).

2. The percentage of those greenhouse gases allocated to different stages of the product life-cycle: Production, 70%; Customer use, 22%; Transport, 6%; and Recycling, 2%. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s full breakdown is below:


Courtesy: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and the Environment

Disclosure: none