No more mining: Apple aims to use 100 percent recycled materials to make its iPhones, Macbooks and other electronics products in the future.
Sponsored: From Fitness trackers to smart socks, these innovations bring lots of promise — but also environmental challenges.
Sponsored: Breaking down best practices in reducing product waste.
The battery maker is aiming to reorient for a circular economy, but turning used batteries into new ones isn't as easy as it sounds.
A robot that can take apart an iPhone is good for the visibility of green design, but it won't fix environmental ills such as e-waste.
In many ways the big-box retailer has been a champion against e-waste. Here's the story behind the latest setback.
A combination of regulatory prowess, integrated sustainability goals and attention to operational details are key for businesses, cities and other organizations wading into take-back recycling programs.
E-waste is a big issue, and it takes time to build a pilot project into a replicable component of business operations. Here's what the mega-retailer learned along the way.
If we thought about material reuse during the product design stage, we'd realize more value, say advocates of circular economy thinking.
A recent United Nations report shows that e-waste is a mine of both recyclables and toxics.