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.