iPhones are products that can support the circular economy sustainably.
2. Why do you consider it circular?
The materials of iPhones can be recycled and reused to produce new smart products. The metal used to make iPhones is recyclable.
3. Which principles of CE models are being used?
“Keep loping” and product design are being used because designers can take sustainability into consideration when outlining the products and they can use recyclable and environmentally-friendly materials to make the products.
4. What are the economic and environmental benefits?
The cost of producing iPhones can be lowered, new employment opportunities can be increased, less ore will be mined, and less pollution coming from mining will be decreased.
5. Which one of the “5 business models” does it belong to?
Waste to wealth is the business model that it belongs to because using recyclable metal to produce iPhones can lower the material cost of producing iPhones and create wealth for the Apple company and manufacturers.