Tech giants Apple and Amazon face backlash from MPs for ‘e-waste tsunami’ in the UK

The Environmental Audit Committee says the companies are contributing to 155,000 tonnes of waste electricals ending up in bins every year

Apple launches new iPhone model made using ‘recycled rare earth materials’

The tech giant claims the new model was designed ‘with the environment in mind’ and builds upon its 2030 net zero pledge

Apple ‘dodges difficult questions about sustainability and repairability of its products’

The Environmental Audit Committee says the tech giant has continued to ‘swerve questions’ and avoided an honest discussion about electronic waste

Apple invests in the construction of two of the ‘world’s largest’ wind turbines

The 200-metre-tall turbines are expected to produce 62GWh of clean electricity every year, enough to power almost 20,000 homes

Apple aims to become 100% carbon-neutral by 2030

That means every Apple device sold by 2030 will have a net zero climate impact worldwide

Apple invests in three Chinese wind farms

The technology giant’s China Clean Energy Fund aims to help accelerate its journey to sustainability, along with its suppliers

Apple CEO commits company to Amazon rainforest donation

Tim Cook tweeted: ‘It’s devastating to see the fires and destruction ravaging the Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s most important ecosystems’

Major companies urge Japan to set 50% renewable energy target for 2030

Firms including Apple, Fujitsu and Sony believe the switch to renewables is essential to improving their corporate competitiveness in the global economy as well as tackling climate change

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Apple quadruples recycling points for old iPhones

Apple has quadrupled the number of locations customers can send their old iPhone to be recycled

Etsy, Akamai and Swiss Re team up with Apple on renewables

The new projects in Illinois and Virginia will provide around 290MW of new capacity

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