Meet Daisy, Apple’s latest robot for recovering and reusing iPhone components

Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2018 by

Daisy, Apple’s recycling robot | Credit: Apple Launched this week, Daisy helps dissemble iPhones for reuse and recycling It’s been almost exactly one year since the world’s most valuable technology company declared its intention to make future iPhones and MacBooks entirely out of recycled materials. And behold: Just in time for Earth Day 2018, […]

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Apple says it’s now powered by 100 percent renewable energy worldwide

Posted on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by

Apple announced today that its business is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources. The news is a major victory that the iPhone maker has been working toward for years through the purchase of green energy bonds and other renewable investments in its supply chain and physical infrastructure. The company’s last milestone, announced two years ago, was 93 […]

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Apple Plans to Sell Excess Rooftop Solar Energy From New Home

Posted on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 by

Apple Inc. plans to sell excess electricity generated by solar panels on the roof of its new headquarters in Cupertino, California, joining Google parent Alphabet Inc. in efforts to trade on the energy market. A subsidiary named Apple Energy LLC has applied to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to sell power from the […]

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Apple Committing €1 Million to Ocean Wave Energy Research in Ireland

Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2016 by

Continuing its recent moves to embrace renewable energy sources, Apple has agreed to fund a €1 million initiative through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to support research into harnessing wave energy. “We’re excited by the potential of ocean energy to […]

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Apple Now Operates on 93% Renewable Energy Worldwide

Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 by

The electronics giant announced that 93 percent of its facilities worldwide now run on renewable energy. The new benchmark shows that Apple is making good on its environmental promises two years after the company pledged to become 100 percent renewable in 100 percent of the company’s operations, including all of its offices, retail stores and […]

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Apple announces wave power R&D investment in Ireland

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 by

In the past few years – ever since Tim Cook became CEO, really – Apple has been cleaning up its act on the environmental front. They’ve eliminated many toxins from their products, made them more recyclable, and have invested big bucks into clean energy and conservation. They have multiple solar installations, with more under construction, and have […]

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Tim Cook Says Apple’s New Spaceship Campus Will be the “Greenest Building on the Planet”

Posted on Friday, September 4th, 2015 by

Apple’s new spaceship campus could be the “greenest building on the planet” according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who made the assertion in a talk at  Climate Week NYC event. Currently under construction, the futuristic Campus 2 will be packed with impressive green features including 100 percent renewable energy-powered facilities and a massive solar array […]

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Apple buys 36,000 acres of forest to create sustainable eco-friendly product packaging

Posted on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 by

Apple and The Conservation Fund are partnering to purchase more than 36,000 acres of vulnerable forestland in Maine and North Carolina, and will use the land to sustainably harvest materials that can be used for paper and packaging. In a press release from The Conservation Fund, the organization […]

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Apple Will Now Recycle Any Product You Give Back—and Give You Credit for It

Posted on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 by

“We want to leave the world better than we found it. We’re proud of our progress but we know we have much more to do.” – Tim Cook, Apple CEO   Apple Stores will now accept any of the company’s products for recycling at no charge, and may even give you a store credit to […]

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