How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet
Over the last 12 years, smartphones have helped dematerialize our consumption of countless other products.
Never would have guessed: despite e-commerce we use less cardboard than we did in the 1990s:
Your IPhone uses tons of electricity and nasty things like cobalt. But they’ve still been great for the planet because of all the things—camcorders, clock radios, compasses—they’ve displaced.
How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet | WIRED