Apple Moves Towards Greener Supply Chain With Zero-Waste and Clean Energy Milestones

The tech giant outlined efforts on supply chain pledges in its latest annual supplier responsibility report, released March 7.

Some of the biggest steps were made in the area of resource efficiency. All of Apple’s final assembly lines in China attained zero-waste-to-landfill certifications in 2017, just two years after the launch of its zero-waste program. Worldwide, 100% of iPhone final assembly facilities have achieved zero-waste-to-landfill certification.

Apple has developed a new PET recycling process that uses the