Climate warning


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Climate warning

eWaste is piling up as phones are designed to not be repaired or recycled easily

In an age of resource scarcity where specific materials required to make computer (and phone, tablets, etc.) chips, our smartphones and tablets are still designed not to be easily repairable or even recycled, with components glued together as tight as possible. The following article from The Atlantic highlighted this ongoing issue, saying that even where facilities exist, recycling is really not an option for our old phones, which is really a shame: Time to have companies think longer than a couple of years in a product lifecycle.

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  • Gorffly mokua

    33 w

    All heads of this leading companies should be directly engaged & involved in our conversations. This has to change!!

    • We Don't Have Time

      33 w

      Dear Julien Thank you for getting your climate warning to level 2! We have reached out to Apple and asked for a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! /Adam We Don't Have Time

      • Sean Cee

        33 w

        Let’s make this better Apple, Samsung! Lead the way!

        • Edwin wangombe

          33 w

          Apple should change this ... As a giant organization it should lead by a good example in encouraging sustainability and circulars

          • Sarah Chabane

            33 w

            Apple should definitely reform its business model, it's not adapted to the challenges we are facing

            • Johannes Luiga

              33 w

              This has to change

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