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Short Description: Jun 24, 2010 ... iPhone 4. Environmental Report. Apple and the Environment ... performance of iPhone 4 as it relates to climate change, energy efficiency, ...
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Apple and the Environment
Apple believes that improving the environmental performance of our business starts with our products. The careful environmental management of our products throughout their life cycles includes controlling the quantity and type of materials used in their manufacture, improving their energy efficiency, and designing them for better recyclability. The information below details the life cycle environmental performance of iPhone 4 as it relates to climate change, energy efficiency, restricted substances, and material efficiency.
Date introduced June 24, 2010
Greenhouse gas emissions have an impact on the planet's balance of land, ocean, and air temperatures. Most of Apple's corporate greenhouse gas emissions come from the production, transport, use, and recycling of its products. Apple seeks to minimize greenhouse gas emissions by setting stringent design-related goals for material and energy efficiency. The chart below provides the estimated greenhouse gas emissions for iPhone 4 over its life cycle. Greenhouse Gas Emissions for iPhone 4
Recycling, 1% Transport, 8% Production, 57%
iPhone 4 is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact: · Arsenic-free display glass · Brominated flame retardantfree · Mercury-free LED backlit display · PVC-free · Majority of packaging made from post-consumer recycled fiberboard and bio-based materials · Power adapter outperforms strictest ENERGY STAR® specifications Total greenhouse gas emissions: 45 kg CO2e
Customer use, 34%
iPhone 4 uses power-efficient components and software that intelligently manage power consumption. In addition, the Apple USB power adapter outperforms the stringent requirements of the ENERGY STAR specification for external power supplies. The following table details the energy efficiency of the Apple USB Power Adapter. Energy Efficiency of the Apple USB Power Adapter
Mode Power adapter no-load Power adapter efficiency 100V 0.22 W 74% 115V 0.23 W 75% 230V 0.25 W 70%