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Apple recycles rare-earth elements rather than buying from China

[2019-09-18 18:00:11]

Apple found a way around China’s domination of the market for rare-earth elements: it’s getting these important materials recycled. The reused rare earths go into an important component of iPhone displays. Rare earths 101 A group of 17 elements ranging from cerium to yttrium are described as rare earths. They aren’t actually all that rare, ...

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