Yesterday is World Environment Day marked, and we will take the opportunity to remind you of everything Apple has undertaken to protect the environment and its users.
If you want to protect the environment or maximize the environmental impact of your environment, it’s not only enough to use renewable energy sources or to create robots that will serve you to disassemble the iPhone. It is equally important to prevent the emergence of a new pollution of nature that can occur due to the use of certain materials and the classification of unused devices.
To achieve this, Apple has set rigorous standards for used materials to produce the device. The evaluation process begins very early, but during design, then early production, and the goal is to discard all potentially dangerous chemicals. They are constantly working with suppliers to eliminate harmful elements from raw materials.
Apple also takes seriously the health of its users as well as the effects caused by the daily use of the device. For this reason, an environmental testing laboratory has been built in which toxicologists are trying to detect potentially harmful elements. They even designed artificial sweat to assess the safety of all the materials they use in production, which come in direct contact with our skin.
In the end, there is also a third important aspect. They have set high standards of protection for all engineers those are working on their devices to ensure that their employees are protected and safe.
On the black list there are beryllium, mercury, iron, arsenic, PVC and others. Their goal is to minimize or even completely eliminate these elements from their use and to find new materials that will contribute to the protection of our planet.