Apple to make all its products from recycled materials


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Tech giant ramps up efforts to reduce mining, but reports say fully recycled devices are some way off

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Friday, April 21, 2017 – 2:42pm

Apple has set itself a goal of manufacturing products that contain only recycled materials as it tries to “reduce the need to mine materials from the earth”.

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In its environmental report, the Cupertino-based company says its exploring a “closed-loop supply chain, where products are made using only renewable resources or recycled material”.

It plans on achieving this by investing in technology that can reclaim minerals from its products and encouraging customers to return products under its Renew recycling scheme.

Its pledge could be seen as a reaction to the criticism the technology industry has encountered in recent years …read more

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