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Urban mining study to help develop an e-waste recycling industry MP3

Australia throws away a potential 'gold mine' of precious metals each year when it sends electronic waste overseas. The nation's ability to recycle old televisions, phones and computers is limited by a lack of facilities to process the sometimes toxic materials. South Australian researchers are looking at how to reclaim metals like copper, gold and platinum and potentially create a niche recycling industry. Source: abc.net.au

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