Technology giant Apple stopped putting chargers in the iPhone box with the iPhone 12, and the company announced that it contributed to the environment, although it upset consumers with this move.
With the launch of the iPhone 12 , Apple introduced its smartphones without chargers and removed the charging adapters from the box of previous models . By doing this, the company will be able to save large amounts of copper , tin and zinc .
Now the Cupertino giant claims in its latest Environmental Progress Report that it could save 861,000 tons of copper, zinc and tin by not putting chargers in iPhone cases . If we add the remaining models to this number, the figure will increase to 1 million .
Boxes also got smaller
In addition, it was stated that reducing the size of the boxes also contributed to the reduction of harmful emissions. In this case, more than 70% iPhone a box to transport pallets can fit, which in less traffic and vehicle emissions as a result of the reduction means.
Apple announced a year ago that it reduced carbon dioxide emissions from 25.1 million tons to 22.6 million tons and also reduced electricity consumption by 13.9 million kWh.