Now let’s talk about what Apple Watch is doing to protect the environment; Apple’s commitment to the environment spans everything we do from how we design our products to the materials that go in them to how they’re re-manufactured. Here’s Lisa to share some of the many things apple is doing to reduce our environmental footprint. We are proud that all of our corporate operations worldwide are carbon neutral and we’ve done it by replacing dirty energy with clean renewable power.
All of our offices, retail stores and data centers run on 100 renewable energy. We’re, also proud that we’ve cut our comprehensive carbon footprint by 35 since 2015, and you may have heard we’re now taking our environmental commitment even further, starting with a promise by 2030 apple will be 100. Carbon neutral for our entire end-to-end footprint, including our supply chain and products, to keep our promise.
We’re, focusing on not just the energy we use, but the materials needed to make our products let’s. Take a look at apple watch beginning last year. Our aluminum watch cases are made with 100 recycled aluminum and for series 6.
We’re now using 100 recycled, rare earth elements and tungsten in the taptic engine, and we go to great lengths to make sure our products are free of harmful chemicals, like all of our products. Apple watch is free of bfr, pvc, beryllium and mercury, and the display glass is made without arsenic and all of the fiber in our packaging comes from recycled sources or responsibly managed for us.
Sometimes it’s, not what we make, but what we don’t make that counts. We know that customers have been accumulating usb power adapters and that producing millions of unneeded adapters consumes resources and adds to our carbon footprint.
So this year we are removing the usb power adapter from apple watch. We’re, also helping our apple watch manufacturing partners, transition to renewable energy. That combined with removing the power adapter, will result in eliminating the carbon equivalent of over 50 000 cars.
From our roads per year, we have lots more to do and we’ll have lots more to share in the months and years to come now.