Urban Mining: The Electronic Waste Gold Mine
Millions of dollars worth of gold and silver are sitting in landfills around the world. The precious metals are hidden away in the components that make up our outdated laptops, cellphones and other discarded electronics. As the demand for new technology grows, so does the amount of obsolete hardware. With proper recycling techniques, these metals can be recovered and resold for big profits in a process known as “urban mining”.
Source: Gold And Silver Buyers