Earth Day

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Earth Day Articles

Apple Environment VP Lisa Jackson Speaks About Apple's Renewable Energy Efforts in Earth Day Live Series

Wednesday April 22, 2020 5:02 pm PDT by
Apple's vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson today participated in the Earth Day Live series on Twitch, where she talked about Apple's environmental efforts. Jackson started things off by speaking a bit about her background and what inspired her to advocate for the environment and join the EPA prior to taking on her current role at Apple. Before coming...

Apple Celebrates Earth Day 2020 With App Store Feature

Wednesday April 22, 2020 10:44 am PDT by
Every year on April 22 we celebrate Earth Day in support of environmental causes, and during a normal year, Apple goes all out with Earth Day-related initiatives, green leaf logos on Apple retail stores, green T-shirts for employees, Earth Day Apple Watch challenges, and more. This year, amid the ongoing health crisis, Apple's celebrations are muted, as with retail stores closed, there's no...

Apple Celebrates Earth Day 2019

Monday April 22, 2019 9:15 am PDT by
Today is Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world that brings attention to various environmental causes. Apple is taking part in the event in a variety of ways, from green Apple logos in retail locations to providing an update on its mission to conserve mangrove trees in Colombia. Image via @SetteBIT As it does every year in its retail stores, Apple has turned the leaves of the...

Will, Jaden and Jada Smith Visit Apple Park for Environmental Discussion

Thursday April 18, 2019 9:21 pm PDT by
Will Smith, his wife Jada Smith, and his son Jaden Smith today visited Apple Park to discuss the environment and Jaden's Just Water company, according to a tweet Apple CEO Tim Cook shared on Twitter this evening. Just Water is a water company that sells ethically sourced spring water in paper-based bottles with sugarcane caps, all of which is more environmentally friendly than a standard...

Apple Opens Material Recovery Lab in Austin to Improve Recycling Efforts

Thursday April 18, 2019 6:10 am PDT by
Apple has opened a new lab that will study how it can expand upon its current recycling processes through machine learning and robotics. The company announced the news today, along with other environmentally-focused updates, including that it will quadruple the number of locations where United States customers can send their iPhone to be disassembled by its recycling robot Daisy in a major...

Apple Celebrates Earth Day With Ziggy Marley Concert, Apple Music Playlists, and $0.99 iTunes Movies Rentals

Sunday April 22, 2018 12:14 pm PDT by
Today is Earth Day, and around the globe people are celebrating the annual event through demonstrations and gatherings aimed at showing support for the planet and protecting the environment. Apple began celebrations this past week in its retail stores, sending green shirts for its employees to wear and lighting up the Apple logo with a green leaf to mark the April 22 global event. We’re ...

Apple Retail Store Logos Gain Green Leaves in Celebration of Earth Day

Friday April 20, 2018 2:59 am PDT by
In celebration of Earth Day, which takes place on Sunday, April 22, Apple has started tweaking the logos of some of its retail stores with green leaf accents, in a departure from the usual uniformly white design. Apple Orchard Road Store, Singapore (Images courtesy of Stanford Chong) For example, Singapore's Apple Orchard Road store has already been updated with the green logo, as Apple...

Apple Debuts New iPhone Recycling Robot Daisy and GiveBack Trade-In Program

Thursday April 19, 2018 11:00 am PDT by
Ahead of Earth Day on Sunday, Apple today announced a few initiatives that support the company's commitment to the environment, including its goal of making its products using only recycled or renewable materials. Apple's new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy First, for every device traded in or recycled at Apple Stores or on Apple.com worldwide between today and April 30, the company will make...

Apple Store Employees to Celebrate Earth Day With Green Shirts Starting This Week

Thursday April 12, 2018 9:39 am PDT by
Apple Store employees will celebrate Earth Day by again wearing green shirts instead of traditional navy blue for the next few weeks. Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts with employees ahead of Earth Day in 2017 Apple has already provided many of its retail employees with the new uniform, which they will begin wearing as early as Friday, April 13 in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, ...

Apple Shares New Earth Day Ad in Late July

Thursday July 27, 2017 1:40 pm PDT by
Earth Day was over three months ago, on April 22, yet Apple today uploaded another quirky Earth Day video outlining the company's plan to ensure almost one million acres of forests are responsibly managed by 2020. The one-minute ad was shared on Apple's own YouTube channel today, and later tweeted by Apple's environmental chief Lisa Jackson. Apple's 2017 Earth Day video campaign began...

Apple Releases New Earth Day Video at Sustainable Brands Event

Thursday May 25, 2017 11:16 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new Earth Day 2017 video on its YouTube channel, which comes more than a month after Earth Day took place. The video, which follows the theme of the previous Earth Day spots Apple released, focuses on Liam, Apple's recycling robot that strips iPhones down to their component parts. The ad was created by Apple environment lead Lisa Jackson and her team to mark Apple's...

Apple Gives Crash Courses on Solar Farms, Zero Waste, and More in Series of Earth Day Videos

Thursday April 20, 2017 9:17 am PDT by
Apple has uploaded four videos to its YouTube channel ahead of Earth Day on April 22, with each providing a crash course on environmental topics. In the solar farm video, Apple's environmental chief Lisa Jackson gives a crash course on how the company's 40-megawatt solar farms in China produce enough electricity for all of its offices and retail stores in the country, while leftover energy...

Apple Celebrates Earth Day With New Apple Watch Activity Challenge

Wednesday April 19, 2017 11:46 am PDT by
Ahead of Earth Day, Apple is debuting a new Activity Challenge for Apple Watch owners, which will become available in the Activity app on the iPhone when Thursday, April 20 rolls around. Apple is challenging Apple Watch owners to complete a 30 minute outdoor exercise activity on Earth Day, which is Saturday, April 22. For finishing the challenge, Apple Watch owners will be rewarded with an...

Apple Employees to Celebrate Earth Day With Green Shirts Starting April 20

Tuesday April 18, 2017 11:08 am PDT by
In honor of Earth Day, which takes place on Saturday, April 22, Apple employees will transition from their standard blue shirts to green Earth Day shirts starting on Thursday, April 20. Apple also celebrates Earth Day by updating the logos on its retail stores around the world, adding a green leaf accent to the traditional white Apple. Earth Day represents one of the few days a year Apple...

Apple Shares New 'Siri and Liam' TV Ad for Earth Day

Friday April 22, 2016 8:38 am PDT by
Apple has shared a new television ad called "Siri and Liam" to celebrate Earth Day, which is today, April 22. In the 15-second spot, Siri asks Apple's recycling robot Liam what he is doing for Earth Day, before it humorously takes apart the iPhone. It is Apple's second Earth Day ad, the other being "Renewable Energy," shared in the past 24 hours, and continues the company's environmental push...

Apple Shares New Ad Explaining How iMessages Are Powered by Renewable Energy

Thursday April 21, 2016 10:14 pm PDT by
Apple has released a brand new ad called "Renewable Energy," which takes place entirely within the Messages app. The ad is focused on explaining how 100% renewable energy at Apple's data centers enables users to send and enjoy iMessages to and from friends. The ad argues that since the tech behind iMessages is renewable and environmentally friendly, users are showing Earth "some love" by...

Apple Celebrates Earth Day With Selection of Apple Music Playlists

Monday April 18, 2016 7:24 pm PDT by
Apple kicked off its Earth Day celebrations last Thursday, outfitting retail employees with green shirts, decorating Apple Store logos with green leaves, and launching an "Apps for Earth" promotion that will see in-app purchases from partner apps donated to the World Wildlife Fund. Apple is also celebrating Earth Day, which takes place on Friday, April 22, with a selection of Earth-inspired...

Apple Stores Celebrate Earth Day With Green Logos and Staff T-Shirts

Friday April 15, 2016 7:05 am PDT by
In honor of Earth Day next Friday, April 22, Apple has updated the logos of over one hundred of its retail stores with green leaf accents in countries around the world, and provided retail employees with matching green t-shirts to wear. Apple is also promoting stores that run on 100% renewable energy with new signage. Apple Store photos shared by Instagram users Pierre Atruz and Ethan Masselli ...