The iPhone 12 with USB-C will really help the environment – not the missing charger

During Apple iPhone’s iPhone 12 event last week, the company based in Cartesino took pride in citing its environmental initiatives. Its office fees, data centers and stores are currently running on 100% renewable energy and the company aims for a net zero “climate impact” by 2030.

Apple Pal’s environmentally conscious redesign extends beyond corporate office fees and malls. This year’s iPhones, in the name of reducing unnecessary waste, will not ship with earbuds or chargers. This allows 70% more iPhones to be sent to palettes and, Apple’s VP of environment, policy and social initiatives. According to Lisa Jackson, “It’s like getting 450,000 cars off the road every year.”