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Extracting Gold from Cell Phones

November 11, 2014

Every cell phone contains trace amounts of gold, which means a global battle for gold reclamation is already underway.

Precious Metals in Tablets

November 5, 2014

E-waste is the fastest-growing waste stream across the globe, and tablets are quickly becoming a major culprit.

E-Waste May be Most Pressing Problem of the 21st Century

October 9, 2014

Most of us discard electronics items within three years of purchase, and that timespan is only getting smaller.

On the E-Waste Trail

September 26, 2014

An investigation into the toxic trail of illegal e-waste that is ushered from the first to the third world.

The Geography of the Global Electronic Waste Burden

July 24, 2014

Nearly a quarter of e-waste that developed countries discard floods into seven developing countries.

How to Recycle Bricks

July 3, 2014

Bricks are a heavy and bulky landfill material, so reuse them whenever possible.

Now, a Process to Recover Gold from E-Waste

May 21, 2014

In order to meet the increasing demands and conserve resources, it is necessary to recycle and develop e-waste as an alternate source of these metals.

How to Recycle Televisions

May 18, 2014

A lot of old TVs end up in landfills, but they can be recycled if you get them into the hands of the right vendor.