Apple helps raise over $8M for World Wildlife Fund

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Apple on Friday announced that its Apps for Earth campaign has generated more than $8 million in total proceeds. For 10 days in April, the iPhone maker worked with 24 developers to publish interactive and educational content to the App Store, with the proceeds going exclusively to the World Wildlife Fund…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple’s environment VP congratulates chip supplier TSMC on doubling down on renewable energy

Apple’s VP of environment, policy and social initiatives Lisa Jackson has tweeted congratulations to chip supplier TSMC on doubling its use of renewable energy this year.

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: environment, Lisa Jackson, Renewable energy, Taiwan, TSMC
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Apple to build renewable energy facility in North Carolina that converts gas into electricity

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The Board of Commissioners of Catawba County approved a new lease agreement on Monday that would permit Apple to build a renewable energy facility which uses fuel cells to generate electricity from the gas, Hickory Record said today. The lease provides the Cupertino firm with about 3.7 acres on the Blackburn Resource Recovery Facility in Newton…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple promotes recycling with a new television commercial featuring Siri and robot Liam

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In addition to a nicely done environment-focused video posted yesterday, in which Apple boasts how its data centers run on 100 percent renewable energy, the Cupertino firm this morning released another Earth Day focused television ad on its YouTube channel, this one promoting recycling.

Featuring Siri and Apple’s recycling robot Liam, the 25-second video has Siri conversing with the robot, asking him what he’s doing for Earth Day…. Read the rest of this post here



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Siri promoting Apple’s iPhone recycling robot Liam for Earth Day [Video]

Apple is going all out to promote Earth Day this year. App Store WWF fundraisers, free iBook environmental lessons on iPads, green Apple Store shirts and logos, and last night’s iMessage and renewable energy video so far …

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Earth Day, environment, Liam, Recycling, Siri
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Apple’s recycling program recovered 89 million pounds of materials – including $40M worth of gold

Apple’s ninth annual Environmental Responsibility Report summarises the company’s work on its three environmental priorities of renewable energy, safer materials & processes and conserving resources. As part of the third of those, the company revealed that its recycling program last year recovered 89 million pounds of materials – Business Insider noting that this included a cool $40M worth of gold.

Gold is commonly used in circuit boards because it has low electrical resistance and, unlike copper, doesn’t corrode. In most applications, a thin layer of gold covers a thicker layer of copper – which was a second valuable material recovered by Apple …

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Filed under: AAPL Company Tagged: environment, Environmental Responsibility Report, Gold, iPhone, Mac, Recycling
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Apple issues 2016 supplier responsibility report w/ supply chain + environmental data & more

Apple has released its 2016 supplier responsibility progress report including a new letter from recently named COO Jeff Williams detailing Apple’s commitment to the people who create its products.

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