Lighter on the planet. Straight out of the box.
Durable, energy-efficient devices started a design revolution. Using low-carbon materials and processes is the next step in reducing the footprint of every Apple product in the world.
“To protect the planet, we must show others that impossible can be business as usual.”Lisa Jackson, Vice President, Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives
With Apple Trade In, you can exchange your old device for credit towards your next purchase, or get an Apple Store Gift Card you can use anytime. If eligible, your device can have a second life with another owner. If not, we’ll recycle it free of charge. A win-win for you and the planet.3
Each device is measured by its impact on our carbon footprint
and how environmentally friendly — and safe — its materials are.
Our aim is to make products using only renewable resources or recycled material — so we prioritise, responsibly source and recover materials.
Apple has a rigorous programme to ensure the safety of chemicals used in our products. Learn about Apple’s strict standards, diligent toxicological assessments and methodology for assessing chemicals of concern.
Climate change is a defining issue of our time. Our goal is for Apple and all our products to be carbon neutral by 2030. Below are detailed updates on our progress.
We hold ourselves and our suppliers to the highest standards for labour and human rights protections, health and safety in the workplace, environmental practices and the responsible sourcing of materials.
Find out the answers to common questions about Apple and the environment.