How Apple helps protect the environment
Apple’s commitment to protecting the environment is an integral part of its business practices. From the earliest stages of design through manufacturing, use, and recycling, Apple takes care to minimize the environmental impact of its activities.
To support a clean and healthy environment for all, Apple actively takes steps to improve its product design, manufacturing, energy use, and recycling programs, including:
Selecting environmentally acceptable materials and substances
Reducing waste from the manufacturing process
Providing software tools that enable users to control the energy-saving features of their systems
Providing product recycling programs for customers worldwide
For a more comprehensive description of Apple’s environmental considerations and improvements, see the Apple Environment website.