Apple reduces mining impact through recycled rare earth elements

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 Daisy: Apple's dissassembly robot can take 1.2 million iPhones apart annually
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Daisy: Apple's dissassembly robot can take 1.2 million iPhones apart annually

Tech giant says its new iPhones prove rare earth materials can be recycled, contrary to conventional belief

Apple is claiming to have developed the first smartphone to use 100 per cent recycled rare earths in its new iPhone. A key component of its new models, the Taptic Engine, contains only recycled rare...

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