Apple Sues Canadian Recycling Firm for Reselling 100,000 Devices Instead of Destroying Them

Found on iPhone in Canada on Saturday, 10 October 2020
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Apple is seeking $31 million from GEEP, plus proceeds made from selling iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches.

“At least 11,766 pounds of Apple devices left GEEP’s premises without being destroyed – a fact that GEEP itself confirmed. These misappropriated devices were then subsequently sold at a significantly higher price than other recycled materials to downstream vendors who refurbished and resold the devices to consumers,” explains Apple’s suit, filed in January.

So that is what Apple thinks of the environment: people should buy new products instead of repaired ones. This is another reason why they will forever stay on the "Do not buy" list.