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Tracing the origin of gold and where it eventually ends up can be quite difficult, Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) observes. Transparency among all who handle gold products and by products, as well as...
Metal nanoparticles are known not to stick to glass, explains research fellow Xiang Fei, who leads the project. Often precious metals like gold are used to catalyse a number of chemical reactions,...
Only 7 tonnes of gold out of the 24 000 tonnes estimated to be available was collected via the cash for gold recycling scheme that was launched ‘with much fanfare’ in November 2015 by...
A proposal to recycle used electronics into gold, silver and bronze medals has been discussed at a meeting of Olympics officials and government/industry representatives. The meeting was organised by...
Some 1600 years ago, a ship sailed from the Mediterranean seaport of Caeserea in Israel stuffed with Ancient Roman equipment and artefacts which had been slated for recycling. However, the merchant...
‘In 2015, we diverted more than 89 million pounds of e-waste from landfills,’ Apple also notes. ‘That’s 71% of the total weight of the products we sold seven years earlier....
Mahdokht Arshad, a researcher from Tehran, has succeeding in extracting both copper and gold from discarded electronics by exploiting two indigenous bacteria, according to the Mehr news agency. The...
  Approximately EUR 27 million worth of gold ended up on the rubbish heap, points out the report entitled 'Green Growth in the Netherlands 2015'. Meanwhile, plastics accounted for 29% of the...
There is no way around recycling e-scrap as this waste stream will hit 50 million tonnes in 2018, insisted senior analyst Erica Rannestad, who is part of the GFMS metal analysis team at Thomson...
According to a report entitled ‘The ups and downs of gold recycling: understanding market drivers and industry challenges’, which has been compiled by the WGC and the Boston Consulting...
According to United Nations statistics, e-scrap volumes will amount to 65.4 million tonnes by 2017. 'If it is not effectively dealt with now, it will create a major ecological disaster in the future...
Precious metal prices climbed higher following the update, and gold rallied over 1.2% towards the peak of US$ 1300 per ounce for the first time since August last year. Silver surged nearly 1% to...
According to recent World Gold Council (WGC) estimates, only 8-10% of India′s gold demand is met by recycled gold, far lower than the world average of 35-40%. ′Gold demand totalled 929...
A partner in a European ′Value from Waste′ project, VTT has developed both biological and mechanical pre-treatment methods for more efficient recovery of precious metals from discarded...

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