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Greenpeace Criticizes Apple's 'Daisy' Recycling Robot, Says Focus Should be on 'Repairable and Upgradeable Product Design'

9 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

As part of its 2018 environmental report , Apple today unveiled the latest iteration of its recycling robot, named Daisy. Daisy is an upgraded version of Liam , the recycling robot Apple debuted in 2016. Daisy is smaller, faster, and more efficient than Liam, able to disassemble 200 iPhones per hour and obtain their component parts for recycling.
In response to Apple's environmental report and details about the new robot, Greenpeace has released a statement suggesting Apple's focus should be on product longevity rather than recycling robots.
Daisy, Apple's newest recycling robot.
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Apple Shares 2018 Environmental Report With Details on Daisy Recycling Robot, Progress on Closed-Loop Supply Chain

Apple Shares 2018 Environmental Report With Details on Daisy Recycling Robot, Progress on Closed-Loop Supply Chain

9 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple today shared its 2018 environmental report , outlining all of the improvements and changes that were implemented throughout 2017 and early 2018 to lessen the company's overall environmental impact.
As was announced earlier this month , Apple recently hit a major milestone and longtime environmental goal, with 100 percent of its operations around the world powered by renewable energy. Apple has also convinced 23 of its suppliers to commit to using 100 percent renewable energy so far.
A map of Apple's renewable energy projects
These efforts allowed Apple to cut down on its total carbon...
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Apple Unveils Daisy, a Robot That Can Disassemble iPhones to Recover Materials

Apple Unveils Daisy, a Robot That Can Disassemble iPhones to Recover Materials

9 monthes ago   |   By App Advice

With Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, Apple has announced a number of new environmental initiatives, including debuting the new Daisy robot that helps recover and recycle materials from iPhones.
Based on technology from the first disassembly robot, Liam, that debuted in 2016, Daisy can disassemble nine different iPhone models and sort their high-quality components for recycling. It has a maximum capacity to take apart 200 iPhones per hour.
And now through April 30, Apple will be making a donation to the non-profit Conservation International for each Apple device recycled or traded in online...
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Apple introduces iPhone-shredding Daisy robot ahead of environmental report

Apple introduces iPhone-shredding Daisy robot ahead of environmental report

9 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Ahead of Earth Day and the release of its annual environmental report, Apple announced today that it has developed Daisy, a second-generation iPhone recycling robot capable of turning three iPhones per minute into sorted piles of parts. Rather than just leaving old devices intact, the machine enables Apple to reclaim “precious materials...
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Apple unveils new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy, donating to Conservation International for each recycled or traded-in device

Apple unveils new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy, donating to Conservation International for each recycled or traded-in device

9 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

It's been two years since Apple introduced us to its iPhone disassembly robot Liam, and now it's time to meet the company's newest bot: Daisy. Apple says Daisy - who you can see in action below - offers “the most efficient way to reclaim more of the valuable materials stored in iPhone” with the robot capable of disassembling and sorting parts from up to 200 iPhones per hour.
Daisy's introduction is accompanied with Apple adding Earth Day donations through its GiveBack program to the non-profit Conservation International. Apple's GiveBack program lets customers return old devices to Apple...
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Apple Debuts New iPhone Disassembly Robot Daisy and GiveBack Environmental Program

Apple Debuts New iPhone Disassembly Robot Daisy and GiveBack Environmental Program

9 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Ahead of Earth Day on Sunday, Apple today announced a few initiatives that support the company's commitment to the environment, including its goal of making its products using only recycled or renewable materials.
Apple's new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy
First, for every device traded in or recycled at Apple Stores or Apple.com worldwide between today and April 30, the company will make a donation of an undisclosed amount to the non-profit environmental organization Conservation International, which has worked to protect the nature in more than 30 countries.
Second, Apple introduced a...
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