The wasted treasure in e-waste, and why it's tricky to recycle
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The wasted treasure in e-waste, and why it's tricky to recycle(Updated: )
Singaporeans throw out 120kg of used electronics a minute – throwing away some of the world’s scarcest minerals like gold and palladium present in our smartphones. A look at the challenges involved at 1 of the 4 phone battery recycling plants in the world in South Korea; and another plant that dismantles over 150 different TV models for minerals.