How Scrappers Cash In On Gold From Your Old Computer | World Wide Waste | Business Insider

One ton of circuit boards contains about 100 times more gold than a ton of ore mined from the ground. Now, scrappers like Wade Crawley in Sydney, Australia, are cashing in. He’s partnered with Mint Innovation, a company that uses microbes to recover precious metals from electronics. In a single day, Mint can salvage up to $85,000 of gold in their new recycling facility.

00.00 – $85,000 per Day
01:24 – Urban Mining
01:56 – Finding Gold in Electronics
02:45 – Massive Recycling Problems
03:09 – Shark Scrapper
04:05 – Making Money From Scrap
04:45 – Dangers in India’s E-Waste
06:25 – Mint Innovation — Australia
07:35 – Mint’s Methods
08:40 – Recovering Copper and Tin
09:02 – Extracting the Gold
10:08 – Why It’s Safer
10:38 – Wade’s Vintage Electronics
11:35 – Most Valuable E-Waste
12:14 – The Export Problem
12:57 – Credits

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How Scrappers Cash In On Gold From Your Old Computer | World Wide Waste | Business Insider

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