Tag: Apple

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Apple Expands Global Recycling, Opens Materials Recovery Lab

April 23, 2019

Via: Waste360

Apple just announced a major expansion of its recycling programs, quadrupling the number of locations U.S. customers can send their iPhone to be disassembled by Daisy, its recycling robot. Daisy will disassemble and recycle select used iPhones returned to Best […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Apple Unveils New iPhone Recycling Robot

April 20, 2018

Via: Waste360

Two years ago, Apple introduced Liam, an industrial robot with 29 arms designed to disassemble damaged and returned iPhones. Now, the company has unveiled Daisy, a new iPhone recycling robot that’s capable of taking apart 200 iPhones per hour and […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Apple launches in-house employee healthcare service, called AC Wellness

February 27, 2018

Via: TNW

Apple is bringing employee healthcare in-house with a new line of clinics, called AC Wellness. On its website, the venture describes itself as “an independent medical practice dedicated to delivering compassionate, effective healthcare to the Apple employee population.” From what […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Apple to Manufacture iPhones, MacBooks from Recycled Materials

November 22, 2017

Via: Waste360

Currently, Apple forces the recyclers it works with to shred iPhones and computers, turning the materials into tiny shards of metal, plastic and glass instead of repairing or reusing the products. But now, in an effort to become more eco-friendly, […]

Electric Utility

SRP board OKs deal to buy energy from Apple 50-MW solar plant

September 21, 2016

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Salt River Project’s Board of Directors has approved an agreement under which SRP will buy the energy produced from Apple’s new 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant in Pinal County, Arizona, east of Apple’s data command center in Mesa. SRP noted […]