New Database for Urban Mining in the EU Maps Valuable Resources in E-Waste and More

Read the full story at Electronics 360.

The Urban Mine Platform prevents the flows of precious and base metals, and critical raw materials in products in use and throughout their journey to the end of life.

This database reveals the number of valuable materials recovered or lost in the EU’s scrap vehicles, batteries, computers, phones or gadgets, applicants or other high tech products that are discarded annually, which is 18 million tons total, almost the weight of 3 million African elephants.

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