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Apple blocks iPhones from green scheme

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Perhaps Apple is such a major player in the mobile phone market, that they feel that they don’t need to participate?

Apple has refused to allow its iPhones to be included in the UK’s first-ever green ranking scheme for mobile phones.

The scheme gives phones a rating of zero to five based on their environmental footprint and major manufacturers including Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung have signed up. The network O2, which is launching the rating system today, said 93% of the devices its customers use will be covered.