Royal Mint to extract gold from smart phones

Clean tech start up to introduce new technology to the The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has signed an agreement with Canadian clean tech start up Excir to introduce a world first technology to the UK, which will enable it to safely retrieve and recycle gold and other precious metals from electronic waste.

Many old unwanted electricals contain precious metals, including gold, that can be recycled and made into new products. Use of recycled metals has a lower environmental impact than mining virgin materials.Read the full BBC article here

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