Apple announced that by 2025, its new batteries found on iPhone, iPad, etc. will have 100% recycled cobalt. The company has similar goals of using 100% recycled rare earth elements and gold plating.
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Sonos has unraveled two new speakers as part of its Era family, the Sonos Era 300 and Sonos Era 100 which are made out of recycled material and come with long-lasting serviceability.
Ahead of COP27, Microsoft, along with Planet and The Nature Conservancy, will launch the Global Renewables Watch designed to map renewable energy installs using AI and satellite images.
If you use Elan Control Systems for your home automation, you'll be happy to learn that the Phyn Plus and Moen Flo water monitors now integrates with the system to streamline your automation needs.
Vodafone is planning to offer a range of new services in Europe that will extend the life of devices. This will help the company become a circular economy business where little is thrown away.
Compare the Market has released a new calculator that works out your social media-related carbon emissions. TikTok and Reddit were found to be the worst offenders among the top ten platforms.
SwissBorg held its annual meeting earlier, it outlined plans to scrap fees for P2P payments between SwissBorg users and its plan to reduce emissions related to crypto use on its platform.
Samsung will be using single-use plastics from the ocean in future products to help clean up the planet and make its devices more eco-friendly. The upcoming Galaxy phones will use these materials.
If you like the idea of the Phyn Plus, but it was too large for your area, or you felt it cost too much, you should check out the second generation that's smaller, lighter and $200 cheaper.
Woolly mammoths could soon be walking the Earth as a couple of individuals - a scientist and an entrepreneur - are devising such genetically engineered beasts, in order to help with global warming.
If you worry about water usage or what would happen if your house sprung a leak, check out the Phyn Plus, a whole home water sensor that breaks down your usage and can shut your water in an emergency.
Microsoft must introduce the Right to Repair to reduce the enormous e-waste, says As You Sow. As You Sow is a body overlooking the environmental impacts of corporate practices and expansion.
Tesla has stopped accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars out of concern that it will contribute to greater consumption of fossil fuels, according to a statement by CEO Elon Musk.
Ecosia has announced that it now partially owns TreeCard, a firm that makes wooden debit cards. The search provider said that purchases with the card will fund its tree-planting efforts worldwide.
Apple has announced its intentions to become carbon neutral across the entire supply chain for its products by 2030. Companies such as Microsoft and Amazon have made similar commitments.
In terms of sustainability initiatives, the new steps announced at Inspire 2020 today are specifically aimed at accelerating progress towards Microsoft's goal of being carbon negative by 2030.
The ethical search engine, Ecosia, has announced that it has almost planted 100 million trees since its launch at the very end of 2009. It should reach the milestone sometime later this week.
Amazon has announced the creation of The Climate Pledge Fund to help further develop new technologies and services that will allow it and other firms to become net zero by the year 2040.
Samsung has announced new packaging for its Lifestyle TVs that can be reused for other purposes. The firm will include a manual which contains QR codes with instructions on items you can build.
BT has announced that it will charge new customers who decide to hold on to their old routers and YouView set-top boxes. The firm hopes to keep 1 million devices from going into landfills.
Google has announced that its 'Made by Google' consumer products will start using more and more recycled materials from 2022. From 2020, shipments to and from customers will be carbon neutral.
Microsoft and Vattenfall have collaborated yet again to commit to the spread of green energy, by building sustainable datacentres that employ use of 100 percent renewable energy sources.
Microsoft has outlined how scientists and conservationists are understanding, analyzing, and confronting environmental issues using its artificial intelligence and eco-centric applications.
Apple has unveiled a raft of initiatives to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. The firm also released its yearly environmental report which outlines the environmental achievements in 2018.
Apple has announced that it will succeed its goal of introducing 4 gigawatts of renewable energy into its supply chain by 2020 after it persuaded more suppliers to pledge to use green energy.
Samsung has restated its commitment to expanding its use of renewables. The firm plans to particularly focus on the U.S., Europe, and China. It also plans to help firms in its supply chain be green.
Apple has announced that it will make a donation to Conservation International every time someone submits an iPhone through the GiveBack programme. It also launched a disassembly robot called Daisy.
In its annual audit of working conditions among its suppliers, Apple found that the environmental and labor violations had doubled over the previous year. The company found 44 core violations in 2017.
Apple's new smarthome device is supposed to be a step up from competitors such as Amazon Echo and Google Home. So while the power draw is higher, it is expected to need less than as a 10W LED.
Microsoft has announced its new AI for Earth program, aiming "to solve global environmental challenges by increasing access to AI tools and educational opportunities, while accelerating innovation."
Apple has launched some initiatives to celebrate Earth Day. They include a short-video series which was made in collaboration with artist James Blagden, and a limited edition badge for Watch owners.
Google has kicked off its celebration of Earth Day 2017 by announcing a few small tweaks to the search experience. The firm also points out it's on track to be 100% powered by renewable energy.
Apple touted its advances and focus on using renewable energy and recycled materials in its products. The company also said that one day it will fully rely on recycled minerals and end mining.
Apple has released its eleventh annual Supplier Responsibility progress report detailing how manufacturers that make and assemble Apple components and products treat their workers and the environment.
A way for humans to "talk" with plants has recently been discovered. Through sensors, a person can type into a computer which is then translated into signals that plants can understand.
One of the first things that the Cupertino tech giant has announced at the Apple event is an update on the environmental progress that the company has made with its renewable energy initiatives.
Google has released a new feature for its Street View service, which lets a user explore the deepest parts of the ocean. It is a reportedly a move to inform people about the oceans' importance.
Microsoft and three partners have been awarded $5m to fund research into fuel cells that, it is hoped, will lead to more energy-efficient datacenters - and many more applications in the wider world.
Phonebloks is an innovative new idea which aims to reduce electronic waste in addition to producing super customisable and easily upgradable devices. Is this the future of the smartphone?
Apple caught a lot of flak after pulling out of the EPEAT rating system and customer complaints have caused the company to reverse track and re-join the EPEAT organization.