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Electronic waste is a global issue that has not received the attention it deserves; there is an enormous amount of e-waste from the rapid industrialization of many countries throughout the world. Apple is the largest technology company in the world, with the highest revenue and the largest number of products manufactured. Therefore, it is important to see what they are doing to mitigate their efforts to the electronic waste crisis that is expected to increase in the next seven years. Three policy options are examined in this paper to evaluate and determine how well Apple is following the goals within their 2022 Environmental Progress Report.
Apple, Sustainability, Electronic Waste, Technology Waste, Pollution
Lefebvre, Ashley L., "iWaste: Analyzing Apple's Sustainable Technology Production" (2023). GLO 100 Introduction to Global Studies: Policy Analysis Papers. 5.