Technological Transformation

Will your next phone be made from recycled materials? These 6 tech giants are working on it

Many companies see an opportunity for a responsibile and sustainable supply of finite materials. Image: Jamie Street/Unsplash

Kimberley Botwright
Head, Sustainable Trade, World Economic Forum
James Pennington
Associate Director, Circular Economy Lead, Deloitte
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Electronics products contain dozens of elements, some scarce, and some very damaging to mine. There is significant room for growth in the use of recycled materials. Image: World Economic Forum
Apple's Daisy robot is capable of disassembling 200 iPhones per hour.
Apple's Daisy robot is capable of disassembling 200 iPhones per hour. Image: Apple
Circular economy e-waste computers
Dell has helped pioneer circular economy processes in electronics manufacturing. Image: Dell
E-waste sustainable circular economy
Creating a circular e-waste economy could stimulate job creation after COVID-19. Image: Rreuse
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A new circular vision for electronics Image: World Economic Forum
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