Apple Shares New Video on How its iPhone Parts are Recycled into Supply Chain

Apple has released a new video sharing how L.I.A.M. (Liberate. iPhone. Auto-disassembly. Machine) can help the company recycle its iPhone into specific parts, allowing these pieces to re-enter the supply chain, which means Apple no longer needs to extract new material from Earth.

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Lisa Jackson, Apple’s lead on Environment work, and our recycling robot Liam will make you believe. Lisa and her team explain it all, while Liam disassembles your iPhone 6 so those parts can find new life.

On top of the video featuring Lisa Jackson, Apple’s lead on Environment, other Apple executives also partake in the 50-second animated clip:

Apple first shared a closer look at LIAM last March. The robot consists of 29 helper robots and can disassemble an iPhone in seconds, tearing apart 350 units per hour.

https://youtu.be/AYshVbcEmUc

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  • RickysCV

    Can we sell our old phones back to Apple, or are they just making money at both ends? Good plan for them; not so much for us who keep greasing the wheel.