khaskhabar.com : Wednesday, September 13, 2023 2:41 PM
New Delhi. Apple has announced its first carbon-neutral products in the all-new Apple Watch lineup. It has also eliminated the use of leather in all its product lines.
The company will replace leather with a new textile called FineWoven, a beautiful and sustainable twill made with 68 percent post-consumer recycled content.
Finewoven provides a subtle shine and soft feel. It’s available on iPhone MagSafe cases and wallets, as well as Magnetic Link and Modern Buckle Apple Watch bands.
The company has also introduced a new tool called Grid Forecast in the Home app, which helps inform users when cleaner energy is available in their power grid, so they can decide when to use electricity.
Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, said in a statement: “We have achieved a significant milestone in making the world’s most popular watch carbon neutral, and we continue to innovate to meet the urgency of this time.” Will remain.”
According to the company, each carbon-neutral Apple Watch model meets the following criteria, including 100 percent clean electricity for manufacturing and product use, 30 percent recycled or renewable materials by weight, and 50 percent without the use of air transportation. Shipping is included.
These combined efforts result in a minimum 75 percent reduction in product emissions for each model.
The tech giant is also making progress towards plastic-free packaging by 2025.
In addition to achieving the first 100 percent fiber-based packaging for the new Apple Watch and Band lineup, the packaging for each iPhone 15 model is more than 99 percent fiber-based, the company said.
Beyond its 2030 target, Apple is also working toward a 90 percent reduction in emissions by 2050, advocating for collective action from governments, businesses, and individuals to accelerate global progress in the fight against climate change. Will need to do. (IANS)
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