Apple getting greener, adds iPad, iPhone recycling program for U.K., France, Germany

Apple has once again reached out to the greener side of our sympathies, this time by implementing its recycling program for iPads and iPhones in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany.

Screenshot by Joe Aimonetti)

The recycling program, extended to iPads and iPhones in the United States this summer, allows customers with older-model iOS devices to send them in to Apple and receive an Apple gift card in return for the remaining value of the device.

In Germany, France, and the U.K., customers will get a direct deposit into their bank accounts for the value as opposed to a gift card, according to Apple’s German Web site.

The best part of the recycling program is that Apple takes care of everything. In the U.S., all users have to do is fill out an online form describing their device and Apple will send you the proper shipping materials to send your products back to Apple’s subcontractor, PowerON. PowerON will determine the fair market value for your device and issue an Apple gift card in that amount.

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