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Coming Clean About Green

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.
Coming Clean About Green

Coming Clean About Green - S1: The wasted treasure in e-waste, and why it's tricky to recycle

13 Oct 2018 11:55am
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.

Coming Clean About Green

About the show:

Our planet is in trouble. Ice caps are melting, islands are drowning, and our weather is out of whack.

But there also appears to be many ways to save it. From cycling to recycling, ditching plastic to embracing electric. In our fight against climate change, we have produced more innovative solutions than ever.

But how much can they help?

Follow host Alex Yue as he travels across Asia to uncover the reality of green solutions - from sustainable fishing in Thailand, to clean coal in China.

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