Our electronics contain awful collections of metals and plastics that, when not disposed of properly, end up as hazardous waste endangering health, safety, and well-being.
- 60 Minutes on E-Waste, (13 minutes) from the USA to China, E-Waste Hell (17:44) in Ghana
- Overview, from Wikipedia
- E-Scrap Recycling (5:41), explains how a recycling plant works
- How to Recover Gold from integrated Circuits (5:10), Gold Reduction with Oxalic Acid (5:35)
- Old cell phones are a gold mine (4:26), Deutsche Welle documentary explaining recycling as “urban mining” in Germany, and where you are introduced to wirkaufens.de, promising to return cash in exchange for your old electronics