Apple offers free product recycling
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and has vowed to power its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
Apple had been distributing gift cards in some of its stores in exchange for iPhones and iPods with some resell value. Now, all of the company's stores will recycle any Apple product at no charge.
The iPhone and iPad maker offers details on its efforts to cultivate a greener Apple Inc. in an environmental section of the company's website that debuted on Monday.
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